Google Trend graph interest shows a decline from 2006 into the consistent trend we see today. The career of IT Technicians is still highly needed and a great stepping stone in the business of IT for budding professionals to get their feet wet in information technology.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information states that the median salary in 2010 for IT Technicians or in their classification, Computer Support Specialists, was about $46,260 a year which comes out to around $22.24 an hour. The total number of Computer Support & IT Tech jobs available was around 607,100 in 2010 and is expected to grow by a moderate 18% from 2010 – 2020. This will add nearly 110,000 IT Technician job positions to the market from 2010 – 2020. In our state by state salaries of IT tech support people listed below you can see that the highest paying states can pay as much as $48,000 a year in annual pay.
Listed below is information that is specific to IT Technician job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as an IT Technician. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for IT Technicians and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”