Computer Support Specialist Salary with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills (United States)

A Computer Support Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills earns an average salary of $38,442 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Computer Support Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills Total Pay (?
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$30,144 - $59,513
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,442
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Computer Support Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills Total Pay (?
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$12.76 - $24.54
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,144 - $59,513  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
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).
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$29,529 - $52,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.76 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $30.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
   
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).
)
$29,529 - $52,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Experience Affects Computer Support Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%
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