Help Desk Technician Salary

A Help Desk Technician earns an average salary of C$40,689 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$30,624 - C$51,792
(Median)
C$31K
C$41K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$40,689
10%
50%
90%

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C$13.07 - C$25.53
(Median)
C$13
C$17
C$26
MEDIAN: C$17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$30,624 - C$51,792  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$3,025  
Profit Sharing
C$1,572  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$29,800 - C$52,445  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$13.07 - C$25.53  
   
Overtime
C$21.63 - C$36.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$3,025  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,572  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$29,800 - C$52,445  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,663

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Experience Affects Help Desk Technician Salaries



Late-Career
0%

National Average
C$40,000


Skills That Affect Help Desk Technician Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
C$40,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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