Average Technical Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support Tier 2 Skills Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $49,597.00/year

The average annual salary of Technical Support Technician is $49,597.00


The starting salary of Technical Support Technician is between $34,145.00 and $40,170.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $81,120.00 and $93,288.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $20.60/hour

The average hourly pay of Technical Support Technician is $20.60.


The starting hourly rate is between $14.00 and $15.90 for Technical Support Technician whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $38.15 and $44.00.

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Bonus Range: Tooltip
$0.00 - $3,120.00
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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $49,597.00
  • Hourly Pay : $20.60
  • Weekly Pay : $891.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $1,783.00
  • Monthly Salary : $3,863.00

Technical Support Technician Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Technical Support Technician. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown via chart, male employees are involved 100% in contrast with female who possibly are not a part of this profession.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Technical Support Technician salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Technical Support Technician having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around $47,140.73.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $64,373.56.

Prominent Skills Affecting Technical Support Technician Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Technical Support Technician's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Technical Support Technician when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Technical Support Technician is Information Technology (IT) Support which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 9% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Information Technology (IT) Support.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Network Support with 8%. It can be said that Network Support skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Technical Support Technician. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $49,101.00 whereas the highest earning is $64,972.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Late Career person will earn the maximum salary of $64,972.00 at 31%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 1% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 31% more than the average salary.

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