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How Much Does a Software Support Technician Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$69,000
$46,000
$69,000
$104,000
Did you know that the average software support technician makes $69,372 per year? That's valued at $33.35 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $46,000 and $104,000, meaning software support technicians have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most software support technicians find a job with technology and finance companies, while others work for health care, finance, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. California, New York and New Jersey are the top states in the U.S. to pay software support technicians the highest salaries.
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Where Software Support Technicians Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Software Support Technicians Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, New York and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for software support technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Wyoming, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
City
Average Salary

Palo Alto, CA

Salary Range79k - 131k$102k$102,179

New York, NY

Salary Range66k - 108k$85k$84,914

Amherst, MA

Salary Range62k - 100k$79k$79,037

Enfield, CT

Salary Range59k - 95k$75k$75,224

Raleigh, NC

Salary Range54k - 93k$72k$71,564

Las Vegas, NV

Salary Range53k - 91k$70k$69,976

Evanston, IL

Salary Range50k - 83k$65k$64,638

Cottage Grove, MN

Salary Range48k - 76k$61k$60,780

Austin, TX

Salary Range44k - 79k$59k$59,473

Tempe, AZ

Salary Range41k - 72k$55k$55,119
$21k
$131k

High Paying Software Support Technician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Software Support Technicians The Most?

To earn a high income as a software support technician, working for CAM Commerce Solutions or American International Group might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Henry Schein and Bank of America report highly competitive salaries for software support technicians.
Company
Average Salary
CAM Commerce Solutions
Salary Range93k - 111k$102k$102,064
American International Group
Salary Range90k - 105k$97k$97,362
Henry Schein
Salary Range75k - 118k$94k$94,411
Bank of America
Salary Range74k - 118k$94k$94,200
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary Range76k - 111k$93k$92,650
Galter Health Sciences Library
Salary Range68k - 112k$88k$88,189
AIG Technologies
Salary Range75k - 101k$87k$87,476
Arch Global Precision
Salary Range79k - 96k$87k$87,382
Nokia Networks
Salary Range80k - 93k$87k$86,820
Allscripts Healthcare
Salary Range79k - 94k$87k$86,614
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$118k

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    How Much Do Software Support Technicians Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a software support technician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for software support technicians tend to be found in health care, finance, and retail companies. In fact, software support technicians can make a yearly salary of $90,584 while working for health care companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Health Care

    Salary Range73k - 111k$91k$90,584

    Finance

    Salary Range63k - 100k$80k$80,191

    Retail

    Salary Range68k - 92k$80k$79,545

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range67k - 90k$79k$78,517

    Technology

    Salary Range60k - 86k$72k$72,371
    $60k
    $111k

    How Experience Affects Software Support Technician Salaries

    The salary for a software support 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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    Technical Business Support Consultant
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    $60,000
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    IT Support Consultant-Desktop Support Specialist
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    $48,500
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    09/16/2020
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    $41,740
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    POS Software Support Technician
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    Norcross, GA
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    $44,829
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    $48,500
    $48,500
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    Iowa City, IA
    Iowa City, IA
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    $48,500
    $48,500
    04/26/2020
    IT Support Consultant-Desktop Support Specialist
    IT Support Consultant-Desktop Support Specialist
    Iowa City, IA
    Iowa City, IA
    03/29/2020
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    $48,500
    $48,500
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