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 $38,697 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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$30,378 - $59,294
(Median)
30K
46K
59K
MEDIAN: $38,696
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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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25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,378 - $59,294  
   
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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$29,708 - $52,330  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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).
)
$29,708 - $52,330  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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Experience Affects Computer Support Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
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
59%
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: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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