To become a computer support technician, you usually need a bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of experience. The most common jobs before becoming a computer support technician are computer technician, technical support specialist, and customer service representative. Hiring managers expect a computer support technician to have soft skills such as customer-service skills, listening skills, and problem-solving skills.
The national average salary for computer support technicians is $41,852, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $51,000. Getting a certification as a Security 5 Certification will help you to earn more as a computer support technician.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 10% and produce 83,100 job opportunities across the U.S.