Computer Technician salary in United States

How much does a Computer Technician make in the United States?

4.3k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2021
$16.51
per hour

The average salary for a computer technician is $16.51 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Employee discount
  • Professional development assistance
  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Tuition reimbursement
Was the salaries overview information useful?

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Was the years of experience information useful?

View job openings with the years of experience that is relevant to you on Indeed

Where can a Computer Technician earn more?

Compare salaries for Computer Technicians in different locations
vs

Best-paid skills and qualifications for computer technicians

Most recommended skill

Time Management

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 12.65% since 2018. Computer Technicians with this skill earn +32.24% more than the average base salary, which is $16.51 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20112increase by 2
201249increase by 2350.00%
201391increase by 85.71%
2014135increase by 48.35%
2015115decrease by 14.81%
2016158increase by 37.39%
2017198increase by 25.32%
2018253increase by 27.78%
2019221decrease by 12.65%

Top companies hiring Computer Technicians with the recommended skill

View more companies for computer technicians
Was this information useful?

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsVisio+112.45%salary
Top skill
Salary
Job openings
Companies
Visio
+112.45%
2Company icon
Jira
+112.45%
2Company icon
Microsoft Outlook
+48.38%
23Company icon
ServiceNow
+53.34%
2Company icon
AutoCAD
+42.12%
3Company icon
Information tooltip for top certifications.Top certificationsCompTIA Network++21.28%salary
Top certification
Salary
Job openings
Companies
CompTIA Network+
+21.28%
62Company icon
MCP
+36.31%
21Company icon
MCTS
+71.77%
3Company icon
MCITP
+71.77%
5Company icon

Most common benefits for Computer Technicians

  • Employee discount
  • Professional development assistance
  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
Was the benefit information useful?

Salary satisfaction

Based on 376 ratings

40% of Computer technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

Was this information useful?
How much should you be earning?
Get an estimated calculation of how much you should be earning and insight into your career options.
Get estimated pay range
See more details

Frequently asked questions

Common questions about salaries for a Computer Technician

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a computer technician?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

Was this answer helpful?

How much do similar professions to a computer technician get paid?

Check the below indeed career pages for the detailed pay ranges for the similar professions here:

Was this answer helpful?