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Lead Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$84,000
$69,000
$84,000
$101,000
Lead technicians in the United States make an average salary of $84,285 per year or $40.52 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $70,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $101,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and professional 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 telecommunication, finance, and retail companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Washington, West Virginia, Colorado, and New Jersey provide the highest lead technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Redmond, WA
$101,972
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Map of Lead Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Lead Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a lead technician is roughly $84,285 per year, which boils down to $40.52 per hour. Interestingly enough, lead technicians have the highest salaries in Cupertino, CA at about $108,867 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Cupertino, CA is $78,000. Additionally, lead technicians make more than the average salary in Redmond, WA, Jersey City, NJ, Boston, MA, Minneapolis, MN, and Hartford, CT. On a more broad level, lead technician salaries are highest in California, Washington, West Virginia, Colorado, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Wyoming. On the contrary, Indiana, Louisiana, and Florida offer the lowest lead technician salaries.

City
Average Salary
Cupertino, CA
Cupertino, CA
$108,867
$109k
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$101,972
$102k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$90,489
$90k
Hillsboro, OR
Hillsboro, OR
$86,463
$86k
Cranston, RI
Cranston, RI
$84,009
$84k

High Paying Lead Technician Jobs

Average Lead Technician Salary By Company

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 Macy's and Walmart as they offer the highest salaries for lead technicians.

Company
Average Salary
$149,575
$150k
$149,430
$149k
$148,635
$149k
$147,310
$147k
$146,792
$147k
$144,703
$145k
$143,248
$143k

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    Average Lead Technician Pay By Industry

    The salary for a lead technician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for lead technicians tend to be found in telecommunication, finance, and retail companies. In fact, lead technicians can make a yearly salary of $105,921 while working for telecommunication companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $105,921
    $106k
    Finance
    Finance
    $99,153
    $99k
    Retail
    Retail
    $96,460
    $96k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $83,127
    $83k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $79,744
    $80k
    Technology
    Technology
    $75,928
    $76k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $69,107
    $69k

    Lead Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a lead technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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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    $52,175
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    10/30/2020
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    Aurora, IL
    10/30/2020
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    10/30/2020
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    Milwaukee, WI
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    10/29/2020
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    $177,395
    $177,395
    10/29/2020
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    Malvern, PA
    Malvern, PA
    10/29/2020
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    $130,000
    $130,000
    10/29/2020
    CMS Technician Lead
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    Coralville, IA
    Coralville, IA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
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    Management Decisions, Inc.
    Technical Lead
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    Rockville, MD
    Rockville, MD
    10/27/2020
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    $120,000
    $120,000
    10/27/2020
    Housekeeper/Evs Tech Lead
    Housekeeper/Evs Tech Lead
    Fort Worth, TX
    Fort Worth, TX
    10/24/2020
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    $26,275
    $26,275
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    Technical Lead/Java11
    Technical Lead/Java11
    Technical Lead/Java11
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    10/22/2020
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    $165,000
    $165,000
    10/22/2020
    Robert Half
    Robert Half
    NET Technical Lead (Direct)
    NET Technical Lead (Direct)
    NET Technical Lead (Direct)
    Des Moines, IA
    Des Moines, IA
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $120,000
    $120,000
    10/22/2020
    Randstad
    Randstad
    Technical Design Lead
    Technical Design Lead
    Technical Design Lead
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $93,915
    $93,915
    10/22/2020