Hardware Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$46,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$46,000
Median 50%
$73,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
CompuCom
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a hardware technician make?
The national average salary for a Hardware Technician in the U.S. is $46,274 annually or $22.25 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $73,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $29,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Hardware Technician jobs are California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York. The typical employment for a Hardware Technician is 2.4 years.

Average Hardware Technician Salary By Location

Hardware Technicians in the US makes an average salary of $46,274 per year or $22.25 per hour. Mountain View, CA reports the highest annual salary for Hardware Technicians at 99,466. Not only that, Mountain View, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $50,000. California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York are the top 5 highest earning states for Hardware Technicians. The lowest earning states are Indiana, West Virginia, Montana, Missouri, and Arkansas.

Map of Hardware Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Hardware Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Hardware Technician Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Hardware Technician makes. Professional companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. CompuCom and CommScope are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Care New England and LSI Logic report highly competitive salaries for Hardware Technicians.
Company
Average Salary
$108,567
$109k
$78,038
$78k
$71,905
$72k
$67,790
$68k
$65,192
$65k

Average Hardware Technician Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Hardware Technician works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Hardware Technicians. Salaries for Hardware Technicians in Professional companies average $51,324 annually, while Technology companies and Manufacturing companies pay $48,399 and $48,342, respectively. The types of companies that pay Hardware Technicians the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $36,617.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$51,324
$51k
Technology
Technology
$48,399
$48k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$48,342
$48k
Insurance
Insurance
$45,443
$45k
Retail
Retail
$36,617
$37k

Hardware Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Hardware Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Hardware Technician can range from $35,103 to $69,574 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Location
Date Added
Salary
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