Computer Technician Jobs

Computer Technician Job Overview

Computer technicians install hardware and software, perform maintenance on computers to make sure they continue working properly, help people with any problems they have with their computers, and train users on new software and hardware. A few of the areas a computer technician can work in include computer forensic specialists, desktop support specialists, and computer support technicians.

Technicians are employed in a variety of industries including education, health care, finance, telecommunication, and information technology. Most technicians work for outside support firms and help consumers and businesses on a contractual basis. However, because support is always required and issues can come up at any time, technicians may also work nights and weekends.

Computer Technician Job Education Requirements

Most computer technicians will need either a 2-year or 4-year degree from a college program. However, the most important educational need for a computer technician job is certification. In general, these will either be vendor-neutral certifications or vendor-specific certifications. Vendor-neutral certifications do not focus on a specific product or vendor. Instead, these certifications deal with a range of hardware and software products.

On the other hand, vendor-specific certifications are geared toward single vendors and the technologies created by these vendors. For example, technicians can receive certification as an Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) to offer support for Mac OS X users. However, there are also certifications for Microsoft, Dell, Cisco, and others.

Computer Technician Job Market

The job market for computer technicians is strong and with predicted growth at 17 percent, this field is expected to grow faster than average. Nearly every home and business has a computer and we rely on these computers for everyday tasks. That means when a hard drive crashes or important files become corrupted, people will need qualified technicians to help them. Plus, organizations will need qualified technicians to help them upgrade software and equipment.

Computer Technician Job Salary Information

Salaries for computer technicians vary based on where the person works and how much experience they have. For example, the average starting salary for a help desk support job is around $50,000. On the other hand, the starting salary for a systems administrator is about $70,000. Salaries are also different depending on the industry where the technician works. Computer network support specialists who work in the educational field can expect to make around $52,000 while those who work in the telecommunications field can earn around $65,000.

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Company Confidential Warwick, NY, 10990
We are currently looking for a Computer Technician to join our team. Our clients are located in the Northern, NJ area. The candidate should be well rounded in help desk support, field support and remote access. with experience working for a managed service provider, supporting clients that don't have a need for a full time IT person. The ideal candidate needs to be knowledgeable in the following ...
Company Confidential Transfer, PA, 16154
Job Title: IT Support Technician Position Type: Salary – Full Time / W2 with benefits Job Location: At Company HQ in Greenville, PA Salary: Experience and skill set dependent Travel Requirement >70% At or near company HQ <30% Travel Note: Company vehicles are provided on an as needed basis About the Company is a regional IT consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations successfully d...
Are you a help desk technician with respectable computer skills that you can't wait to put to worthy use? Do you feel unappreciated, unacknowledged or burned-out in your current IT position? Are you in need of a job, both fun and exciting, that allows you to thrive in a supportive environment where you can continuously learn? Are you someone who actually LIKES people and ENJOYS helping those not-s...
Quality IP is a customer focused technology solutions provider specializing in Outsourced IT solutions. We provide design, integration and support technology services for many SMB (small to medium size) business throughout the Northeast Ohio Region. We also support a number of key clients around the United States via our remote managed service platform. We are looking for a dedicated Senior I.T. ...
COMPUTER TECHNICIAN Our client is seeking long term employees to integrate and configure PC hardware and peripherals. Such activities may include the following as well as other duties as assigned: Integrates and configures a variety of PC hardware, operating system software and peripherals assembling PC electronic components, installing circuit boards, disk drives, mass storage devices and peri...
Doozer Software’s IT staffing division is currently assisting one of our customers located in Anniston, Alabama in a search for a Computer Support/Audio Visual Technician. This position will start out as a long term contract position. There is a potential for this to become a full time role in the future, but will start out as a contract role and could stay that way depending on budget decisions l...
Description Computer technicians will be assigned to diagnose, troubleshoot, repair and refurbish desk top and laptop computers and monitors. The technician may also be assigned to repair stereo equipment, video games, DVD and CD products, camcorders and other electronic goods. Duties/Responsibilities Maintain quality of work and technical skills Maintain productivity standards as assigned Wo...
Technician, Computer Support AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Technician, Computer Support As Assigned Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $3,023-$3,779/Monthly Job# 1502013...
Job Description: Well-known company in Memphis is adding to their repair center in Collierville. This company is growing and offers lots of opportunities. Looking for Electronics Technicians - Level 1 and Level 2 roles available. Will troubleshoot and take computer equipment apart and determine what is faulty. Repair any problems with the equipment whether interior or exterior. Level 2 technici...
Computer Technician- offer technical support to 18 Convenience Stores, 7 Subway Restaurants, a Check Cashing Location, and office systems for 14 people. While specific responsibilities vary from time to time, duties include: · Installing hardware and software systems · Maintaining or repairing equipment · Troubleshooting a variety of computer issues · Setting up computer security measures · S...
CS&S Computer Systems, Inc (Serving Arizona Since 1987) has an IMMEDIATE job opening for Computer and Printer Technicians NETWORK Systems Engineer Must have solid experience with Windows 2012R2 and prior Servers, Exchange, and All aspects of Networking for (LAN/WAN): Network Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting Security (Firewall, Antivirus, Spam, and Spyware) Backup/Disaster Recovery ...
On site repair of school technology. Tech will be required to drive to each school as scheduled (multiple schools each day). After checking in with school representative, tech will make necessary repairs in a timely basis and communicate with the customer as necessary to determine problem areas and repair as needed. Quickly diagnose PCs, servers, printers, scanners and other peripherals and make ...
air of school technology. Tech will be required to drive to each school as scheduled (multiple schools each day). After checking in with school representative, tech will make necessary repairs in a timely basis and communicate with the customer as necessary to determine problem areas and repair as needed. Quickly diagnose PCs, servers, printers, scanners and other peripherals and make the necessa...
Palmer Technology Solutions is looking for a Level II IT Technician. Level II Technician will provide phone, remote and on-site support for customers. The position requires timely and professional service from 7:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. PTS has been serving San Antonio for 25 plus years. PTS fosters an environment that is both challenging and rewarding. PTS strives to create an atmo...
Desktop Support Technician Tasks will include providing assistance and support services in the areas of problem resolution, installation, configuration, and testing for the following: Cisco router/switches support VOIP knowledge a plus Linux knowledge a plus Level 2 desktop setup / support Windows XP and Office 2007 support Lotus Notes 8.5 support Windows XP to Windows 7 migration experien...
HOW TO APPLY: •If you are interested in the below position, please apply by responding to this posting with an updated resume in a .DOC (Word) format. We CANNOT accept any resumes outside of the requested format. •Please include 4-5 BULLET POINTS at the top of your resume OR in the body of your email exemplifying your career highlights and key skill sets that you feel make you the best fit for t...
Thermaltake Technology seeking a Customer Service/Technical Support Representative to provide support for all clients requests that come to the Customer Service and Technology Support Department by phone and email with timely and respectful troubleshooting and assistance from users experiencing problems with our products. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Work with customer base end-users to resolv...
GPS Technology, a division of Graham Personnel Services, has an immediate need for an A+ Certified Computer Tech for a 3-4 month assignment with our Greensboro, NC client. Hours are 8am - 5pm or 9am - 6pm, Mon - Fri Pay: $14-16/hour DOE Our client has new computers to roll-out to their employees, and each needs to be configured with company standard software, specific to the user's needs/job du...
Our company, the largest of its kind nationwide, provides audio visual equipment, digital signage, lead retrieval, document library, audio/video recording, kiosk, computers, printers, large plasma displays, servers, copiers, and a wide range of other technology to companies requiring rentals from one day to three months. With 21 offices, SmartSource Rentals is the industry leader. SmartSource wil...
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