IT technician

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Common questions about being an IT Technician

How long does it take to become an IT technician?

Completing a relevant associate's degree can take as little as two years and further certification courses can take anything from six months to a year to complete with some more involved options taking longer. The role of IT technician is so varied that you can gain accreditation in a wide range of subjects so if you have a preference for the type of work you would like to do, then you can choose courses that will get you closer to your ideal role.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an IT technician?

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

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Can I become an IT technician without a degree?

A degree is usually a requirement in job descriptions, so having one will give you a distinct advantage, but if you have a lot of relevant experience and qualifications that demonstrate your suitability for the IT technician role then you may be able to show that you have the skills required.

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