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

Average base salary
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3.2k salaries reported, updated at Sep 18, 2020
$15.92
per hour

The average salary for a computer technician is $15.92 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

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earn +32.24% more

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 $15.92 per hour.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top skill
Salary
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Visio
+112.45%
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Jira
+112.45%
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Microsoft Outlook
+48.38%
23Company icon
ServiceNow
+53.34%
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AutoCAD
+42.12%
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Job openings
Companies
CompTIA Network+
+21.28%
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MCP
+36.31%
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MCTS
+71.77%
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MCITP
+71.77%
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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

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

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