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Get a PC Repair Job

Get a PC Repair Job

InsideTech

May 27, 2008

PC repair technicians do exactly that: They track down, diagnose, and fix problems with people’s PCs. Many work in the service departments of big-box electronics retailers, such as Best Buy (GeekSquad) and Circuit City (FireDog). Others work in smaller mom-and-pop PC shops fixing custom-built and store-bought PCs.

Many tech enthusiasts use this entry-level tech career as a way to earn money and gain experience while pursuing a degree or certification that might open up another IT career path.

Median Salary

$40,000

Education Requirements

PC repair jobs require little formal education beyond a familiarity with and ability to troubleshoot diverse PC hardware. Experience building and fixing your own PCs comes in handy.

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