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
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
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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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%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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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)
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Salary satisfaction

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

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