Computer User Support Specialist

Median Annual Wage

$50,690 or $24.37/hr
Durham-Chapel Hill

Annual Job Openings

2,150
North Carolina
37
% Bachelor’s degree
25
% Some college

Job Outlook

+16%
North Carolina

Total Number Employed

21,700
North Carolina
A computer can run smoothly one day just to be riddled with issues and errors the next day.

Computer user support specialists help customers with their computer-related troubles such as problems with printing, installation, word processors, e-mail, and operating systems. This specialist also sets up equipment for employees and participates in hardware and software usage training.

If you want to help people better understand their computers, you can learn the skills you'll need through the Information Technology program at Durham Tech. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate’s degree, diploma, and/or certificate.