What Does Tech Base Pay Start At?

Was speaking with someone who said, "I’ve heard that base pay for techs start out at around $27, but I haven’t really done a survey or anything," noting that "everybody I talk to asks me about technicians".

What do you think? Is that low? high? Are technicians in short supply?

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** **** ******* ** the **** ** ***.

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** *** **** *** my ******** ********* ** find *********** ****** ******* they ****'* **** ** pay. *** **** ******* wage ************ *** * bit *******. *** **** here **'* * ***** area. ******** **** ** knows ********.

* *****'* ********** **** any ********. **'* ****** much ****** *********** ******** out *** ********. *'** never ***** ** * fellow **-****** ***** "*******" from **** *** ****. Manager *** *** ** claim ****, *** * know ** **** ******** their ****** ****** ** the **** ** **** tech *** ******** *** jobs.

** *** ***** **** is *** ** ***'* disclose *****, ************ , compensations

** ******* * **** of *************** ** *** industry , ************** ****** Strife ****** *** ***** and ******* ***********

*. *** **** ** love **** *** ** to ** ***** , not *** **** **** a ******* ****

*. **** ***** ** yourself, *** **** *** are *****, *** **** company *** **** ***

*. *** **** ** have ***** ** **** you ****, ***** *** want ** ** , and ***** *** *** going

*. *** **** ** have * ******** ** achievements ( ********, *********, certifications )

**** *** **** ** irrelevant

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***'** ******* **** *** stereotypical *****/*******. **** **** you **, ******* ******** and *** ******* *** everything **** **** **** to ****!

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**********, * ******* ******** my *******, ** *****, my ************, *** ** love ** *** ******* was *** ***** ******* reciprocated. ***** ******* ******* doing ****, ****** ******* they **** * ***** pick ** *** ***** work. ** ******** *** no ********* ** *** me *** ****, ******* I *** ******* ***** the **** *** **** than *** **** ***(*). At *** *** ** the *** * *** just ***** ****. * asked ** ** **** down ** ***** * regular ********** ******* ** the ***** ****** * had ***** **, * was ******. "*** *** do **** * ***** job!" ****, *** *'* unhappy *** ***** ***** advantage **. * ***** carried ** ** ***** duties, ** *** **** of ** *******. * could **** **** ******* them, ** *** ****** my *****. * *** a ***** ********** ***** out ** ***** ****** with ** ******* ********* in *****.

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**, **** ** **** years ** **********, ********** employees, ***** ********* *********, employees *** ********** **** advantage ** ***** ********* , ********* *** ***** company *********, **** , assets **** **** **** have ** *******.

****** ****** ** **** more , *** **** less

*** **** **** * found , * ******* with ***** ******* , the *** **** **** on ** **** *** else .

**** ** **** ******* me

* ***** ***** *** employee **** *** **** respect **** ****** *** treat ***** * ****.

********* : *** ********** is ** ****** ** this. **** *** **** is ***** *** *** facts ** *** ***** and ****** ** ********* in **** ****

*** **** ** **** yourself *** ***** *** not **** ******* ********

**% ** *** ******** owner ** *******, **** centered, **** ****** , and **** **** *** they *** *** , from *** *** ****** else

**** ** *** ****** of ******* ( ***** happy **** ********, ****** on *** **** *** New )

*** ******* ** **** i **** ** *** lifelong ********* *** ********** yourself ** **** ** in ****.

* ******* ** *** did , **** **** business, ******* ** ********, made **** , *** recovered . * ***** maintained *** ***** ** integrity ** ** ** value

*** ** ******* , I **** , ***** on , ********* ** value, *** ********, **** direct ********** ** *** somewhere ****

*** **** ****** ****-*** if *** **** *** place *** **** *** complacent *** *** *** person *** ***** **** treat *** ** **** as **** ****** , so **** ***** **** of **** **** ***** ( **** ****** )

*** ** *** *** things * **** *** when ****** *** ** relationship ** ****** , friends, ************

** **** ** ** koas, **** **** **** be *** *** ***** will *** ** ** Job ** ****** ** co. *** ** *** many ***** * *** problems ** **** .

****** * ****** ***** , **********, ****** , future , *********, ********, certifications

**** ********* *** ******** , *** **** *** typical **** *** ***** who ****** ***** **** on ******** *** *** next ***** *****.

** * ******** ***** , *** **** ** follow * *** ** projected ****** ** *** will *** ** **** tomorrow

****'* *** ***** ** think ***** - ** you ****** **** ** be *** ******** ************ or ** *** **** to **** ********? ****** come ** * *******, bodies ** ***.