Average Junior Technician Salary
$39,000 yearly
$18.82 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$27,000
10 %
$39,000
Median
$55,000
90 %
What Is The Average Junior Technician Salary?
The average junior technician salary is $39,151 per year, or $18.82 per hour, in the United States. In terms of salary range, an entry level junior technician salary is roughly $27,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $55,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out professional, manufacturing, and technology companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, Massachusetts, Washington, California, and Connecticut provide the highest junior technician salaries.

Average Junior Technician Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Junior Technician average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$31,652
$15.22
Alaska
$45,794
$22.02
Arizona
$34,354
$16.52
Arkansas
$28,520
$13.71
California
$48,067
$23.11
Colorado
$42,584
$20.47
Connecticut
$46,478
$22.35
Delaware
$40,672
$19.55
District of Columbia
$40,438
$19.44
Florida
$29,806
$14.33
Georgia
$38,525
$18.52
Hawaii
$50,401
$24.23
Idaho
$32,828
$15.78
Illinois
$36,150
$17.38
Indiana
$32,191
$15.48
Iowa
$32,336
$15.55
Kansas
$34,204
$16.44
Kentucky
$35,858
$17.24
Louisiana
$31,724
$15.25
Maine
$40,890
$19.66
Maryland
$34,023
$16.36
Massachusetts
$50,373
$24.22
Michigan
$31,336
$15.07
Minnesota
$41,401
$19.90
Mississippi
$33,470
$16.09
Missouri
$35,043
$16.85
Montana
$33,184
$15.95
Nebraska
$39,218
$18.85
Nevada
$35,509
$17.07
New Hampshire
$43,313
$20.82
New Jersey
$44,772
$21.52
New Mexico
$36,971
$17.77
New York
$45,451
$21.85
North Carolina
$39,413
$18.95
North Dakota
$42,373
$20.37
Ohio
$34,737
$16.70
Oklahoma
$31,752
$15.27
Oregon
$38,258
$18.39
Pennsylvania
$40,190
$19.32
Rhode Island
$44,139
$21.22
South Carolina
$31,586
$15.19
South Dakota
$26,772
$12.87
Tennessee
$35,072
$16.86
Texas
$37,396
$17.98
Utah
$34,940
$16.80
Vermont
$43,126
$20.73
Virginia
$34,685
$16.68
Washington
$50,040
$24.06
West Virginia
$27,040
$13.00
Wisconsin
$37,223
$17.90
Wyoming
$38,982
$18.74

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Highest Paying Cities For Junior Technician

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
$52,187
$25.09
Tacoma, WA
$50,918
$24.48
Cambridge, MA
$50,381
$24.22
Danbury, CT
$46,245
$22.23
New York, NY
$45,463
$21.86
Austin, TX
$37,528
$18.04

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Average Junior Technician Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $39,200
    $18.82
    +1.5%
    2020
    $38,600
    $18.54
    +1.6%
    2019
    $37,900
    $18.24
    +1.6%
    2018
    $37,300
    $17.95
    +2.1%
    2017
    $36,600
    $17.58
    +2.1%

    How Much Do Junior Technicians Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, junior technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that professional, manufacturing, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for junior technicians. For example, junior technicians make a whopping average salary of $43,505 while working for professional companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $42,846 at manufacturing companies and $42,000 at technology companies. But junior technicians may want to avoid working in the media industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $38,814.
    RankIndustryAverage Junior Technician SalaryJunior Technician Salary Range
    1
    Professional
    $43,505
    $36k
    $49k
    2
    Manufacturing
    $42,846
    $36k
    $49k
    3
    Technology
    $42,000
    $36k
    $49k
    4
    Finance
    $40,543
    $36k
    $49k
    5
    Energy
    $40,428
    $36k
    $49k
    6
    Retail
    $39,179
    $36k
    $49k

    High Paying Junior Technician Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Technician Support Tier

    Avg. salary: $41,906

    A technician support tier focuses on providing technical support to clients or employees within a company. Typically working in a team setting, a technician support tier addresses technical problems and troubleshoots to identify the root of the issues and perform necessary corrective measures or repairs. Their responsibilities also revolve around responding to inquiries, answering calls and correspondence, conducting regular maintenance of systems and networks, maintaining records of all transactions, and supporting software and networks. Furthermore, it is essential to coordinate with all team members while adhering to the company's policies and regulations.
    77,935 Technician Support Tier Jobs
    Information Technology/Support Technician

    Avg. salary: $48,753

    An information technology (IT) support technician is a professional who is responsible for providing support and troubleshoots software and hardware problems faced by customers. As for larger organizations that have their own IT department, technicians must work together internally with their IT staff members. IT support technicians are involved in inspecting and resolving minor local area network and wireless network issues, which include TCP/IP, DHCP, and VPN. They are also required to obtain an associate's degree in computer science or related field.
    111,808 Information Technology/Support Technician Jobs
    Information Technology Technician

    Avg. salary: $61,287

    An information technology technician, also known as an IT technician, is responsible for ensuring that all computer systems in a company or organization are running smoothly and efficiently. Their duties primarily revolve around installing and maintaining systems, including software and hardware, and resolving any issues. They also provide technical support such as troubleshooting, navigation, and even system upgrades. Furthermore, an information technology technician can choose whether to work for a company or independently.
    79,824 Information Technology Technician Jobs
    Services Desk Technician

    Avg. salary: $40,278

    Service Desk Technicians are technicians who specialize in providing support to clients. They are usually in fields related to information technology, and they provide technical support to the employees of the organization. They usually help clients in installing, updating, repairing, or maintaining technical components. They are technology-savvy and should be able to communicate well. Most of the time, Service Desk Technicians are contacted through phone calls and thus should be able to guide callers over the phone. They are also expected to be patient and to be customer service-oriented.
    91,812 Services Desk Technician Jobs
    Information Systems Technician

    Avg. salary: $57,497

    An information systems technician is responsible for maintaining the efficiency of various network systems' performance. Information systems technicians provide network troubleshooting, upgrading systems for optimization, maintaining the security of databases, managing the interaction of networks, and inspecting and troubleshooting system inconsistencies. Additional duties include creating network designs based on clients' specifications, configuring software and hardware applications, and creating reports on system issues and resolutions. An information systems technician must have excellent knowledge of information systems procedures, programming languages, detecting malfunctions, and making resolutions promptly.
    106,567 Information Systems Technician Jobs
    Customer Support Technician

    Avg. salary: $42,372

    A customer support technician is responsible for resolving customer complaints with their network issues through remote communication, providing the customers with a step-by-step procedure to fix their systems. Customer support technicians assist the customers in setting up their programs and applications, guiding them with the instructional manuals, and responding to the inquiries and concerns they have. They also escalate high-level complaints to the immediate supervisor as needed while monitoring system solutions and creating technical tickets.
    80,769 Customer Support Technician Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Junior Technicians The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like CACI International and Cognizant as they offer the highest salaries for junior technicians.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Junior Technician SalaryJunior Technician Salary Range
    1CACI International
    4.8
    $48,505
    $37k
    $50k
    2Cognizant
    4.3
    $47,312
    $37k
    $50k
    3Intertek
    4.5
    $45,413
    $37k
    $50k
    4SMART Modular Technologies
    4.2
    $43,549
    $37k
    $50k
    5Kinder Morgan
    4.8
    $42,387
    $37k
    $50k
    6loanDepot
    4.6
    $41,925
    $37k
    $50k

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    $38,700
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    $31,952
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    $31,388
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    $27,131
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    Average Junior Technician Salary by Demographic

    Junior Technician Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $37,624
    female-income
    Female Income
    $36,629
    Median Junior Technician Income by Race
    Asian junior technicians have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american junior technicians have the lowest average salary at $36,323.
    $40,000
    $39,000
    $38,000
    $37,000
    $36,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$36,346
    White$36,960
    Black or African American$36,323
    Asian$39,052
    Hispanic or Latino$36,953
    Average Junior Technician Salary by Education Level
    Junior technicians with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $42,909 annually. With a Bachelors degree, junior technicians earn a median annual income of $40,015 compared to $37,624 for junior technicians with an Associate degree.
    $44,000
    $42,000
    $40,000
    $38,000
    $36,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$37,133
    Master's Degree$42,909
    Bachelor's Degree$40,015
    Some College/ Associate Degree$37,624