Computer system technician salary:
Computer is part and parcel of modern era; it is used in: homes, offices, educational institutes. No one can ever imagine a split second with malfunctioning computer or laptop. A computer system technician is the only individual who makes our life easy and simple by solving computer related problems and malfunctioning of various computer parts.
Computer system technician is not an ordinary human being, he has complete knowledge of computer systems. His knowledge includes: installation, maintenance and repairing computer systems. They become computer experts after acquiring knowledge of about 2 years from a renowned college or university. Short computer courses of about 3 months, 6 months and 1 year are also provided in specific computer related areas, These courses provide techs with appropriate expertiese.
Computer system technician salary 2011:
- Computer system technician salary ranges from, minimum $23.66 per hour to maximum $75 per hour and they have to work for 40 hours a week. In some states salary may be as high as $125/hour.
- Average computer system tech salary ranges from minimum $23,833 to maximum $59,058 per year and after 10-15 years it goes above $90,000
- Bonus ranges from minimum $103.71 to maximum $5000
Time period needed to obtain maximum salary:
Even entry level computer system technicians are earning well, but technicians having 3-5 years experience and those people with an engineering degree or 2 year diploma holder are paid very attractive salaries and are provided with health and travelling benefits and free training and development sessions. Trianing sesions even includes foreign training programs.
Computer technicians have to elegantly map out a computer network, design a proper layout for network configurations and have to provide appropriate connection devices. Some other duties includes installing, configuring, diagnosing and solving hardware problems, they also specialize to rectify the problems in cables, cards and other computer equipments.