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Windows 7: Job pay for IT Tech?

12 Apr 2010   #1

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Job pay for IT Tech?

Hey guys, i am just wondering, what are example pays for someone who builds, repairs, and trouble shoots pcs and make wires? I know they're thousands of people on this forums, and hundreds of them have IT jobs. So i was just wondering, how much do you start off with? I start doing my externships next thursday and i know it depends on locations for pays, but just thinkg what do you get?
Thanks for the info in advance. =D
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12 Apr 2010   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
Hey guys, i am just wondering, what are example pays for someone who builds, repairs, and trouble shoots pcs and make wires? I know they're thousands of people on this forums, and hundreds of them have IT jobs. So i was just wondering, how much do you start off with? I start doing my externships next thursday and i know it depends on locations for pays, but just thinkg what do you get?
Thanks for the info in advance. =D
I don't know how much you'd get in a salary position... but I generally charge $40.00 per hour when doing service work.
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12 Apr 2010   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post
Hey guys, i am just wondering, what are example pays for someone who builds, repairs, and trouble shoots pcs and make wires? I know they're thousands of people on this forums, and hundreds of them have IT jobs. So i was just wondering, how much do you start off with? I start doing my externships next thursday and i know it depends on locations for pays, but just thinkg what do you get?
Thanks for the info in advance. =D
I don't know how much you'd get in a salary position... but I generally charge $40.00 per hour when doing service work.
I figured it would be around $15+/hr, but $40? I gotta work for ya
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12 Apr 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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12 Apr 2010   #5

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To much fancy words for my dumb minded. LOL What category fits me? Repairing and troubleshooting pcs as a pc technician?
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12 Apr 2010   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I guess Field Service Engineer comes closest.
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12 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

sorry.. i do it free... people drop off stuff to me and so on.. but i never ask for it... GL
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12 Apr 2010   #8

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brian6121990 View Post

I figured it would be around $15+/hr, but $40? I gotta work for ya
It's one of the perks of being the company instead of working for one... Most of the shops around here are charging $60 and $70 an hour.

Anyone who works for me gets half of their billings ... i.e. $20 per hour.
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12 Apr 2010   #9

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by polarbear View Post
sorry.. i do it free... people drop off stuff to me and so on.. but i never ask for it... GL
Then, my new friend, you are being horridly taken advantage of.

My rule is simple... "Do you live in my house? No? Then you're going to pay me."
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