Technical Support Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$65,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$65,000
Median 50%
$96,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a technical support specialist make?
The national average salary for a Technical Support Specialist in the U.S. is $65,706 annually or $31.59 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 52,000. The top 10 percent earn over $96,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $44,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Technical Support Specialists are in Technology companies and Professional companies. New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, and Connecticut have the highest paying Technical Support Specialist jobs. The typical tenure for a Technical Support Specialist is 2.4 years.

Average Technical Support Specialist Salary By Location

Across America, Technical Support Specialists make on average $65,706 annually or $31.59 hourly. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Technical Support Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $76,309 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Technical Support Specialists is $46,000. New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, and Connecticut are the states with the highest payscale for Technical Support Specialists. Nebraska, Arkansas, Montana, New Mexico, and Hawaii are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Technical Support Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Technical Support Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Technical Support Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Technical Support Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Technical Support Specialists are in Technology companies and Professional companies. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Sidley Austin are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Squire Patton Boggs and Citi report highly competitive salaries for Technical Support Specialists.

Average Technical Support Specialist Pay By Industry

Technical Support Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Telecommunication companies, Manufacturing companies, and Health Care companies pay their Technical Support Specialists well. Telecommunication companies pay their Technical Support Specialists the highest wages, averaging $74,182 per year. Manufacturing companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $70,097 and $69,276, respectively. At $60,449, the average salary for Technical Support Specialists in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$74,182
$74k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$70,097
$70k
Health Care
Health Care
$69,276
$69k
Professional
Professional
$68,920
$69k
Retail
Retail
$67,332
$67k
Finance
Finance
$64,984
$65k
Technology
Technology
$60,449
$60k

Technical Support Specialist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Technical Support Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Technical Support Specialist can range from $49,844 to $98,790 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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