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Computer Repair Technician

What does a computer repair technician do?

Computer repair technicians maintain computer systems, troubleshoot errors, maintain internet connectivity, run diagnostic tests, maintain servers, repair computer hardware, and provide technical support.

What do I need to get a computer repair technician job?

CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT. It is an industry-wide, globally recognized credential for today’s PC repair technicians and a marketable asset that employers seek when hiring. In order to receive CompTIA A+ certification, you must pass two exams. CompTIA A+ 220-1001 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware, and network connectivity issues. CompTIA A+ 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X, and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing, and operational procedures.

What is the median salary of a computer repair technician?

  • $41,110

Where can I go from here?

Information Technology Careers
1. Stock/Office Clerk
2. Data Entry Keyer
3. Support Specialist Level 1
4. IT Internships
5. Computer Repair Technician
6. Support Specialist Level 2-3
7. Support Manager
8. Web Developer
9. Programmer (Jr.)
10. QA Tester (Jr.)
11. Database Administrator Intern
12. Network/Systems Analyst
13. Network/Systems Administrator
14. Network Architect
15. Information Systems Manager
16. Technical Writer
17. Programmer
18. QA Analyst/Tester
19. Database Administrator
20. Systems Software Developer
21. Applications Developer
22. Cyber-Security Analyst
23. Cyber-Security Intern
24. Network/Systems Intern
25. Network/Systems Administrator Intern
26. Network Support Specialist
27. Training Specialist
28. Cyber-Security Student Co-op
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