Desktop Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Desktop Engineer is $61,651 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Windows 7, Automation Scripting, and Microsoft Active Directory. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Desktop Engineer Total Pay (?
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$41,589 - $86,813
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MEDIAN: $61,650
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Desktop Engineer Total Pay (?
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$14.63 - $36.02
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,589 - $86,813  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $14,740  
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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$37,982 - $88,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $36.02  
   
Overtime
$20.25 - $51.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $14,740  
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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$37,982 - $88,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
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Job Description for Desktop Engineer

A desktop engineer specializes in building and maintaining information technology (IT) in a professional capacity. They are usually employed by companies that need an on-site expert to manage office networks and technology. The responsibilities of a desktop engineer cover a wide range of duties within the area of information technology, including handling network creation and maintenance, designing and implementing security solutions, troubleshooting technical issues with staff, and generally managing all kinds of IT-related situations and problems.
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Desktop Engineer Tasks
  • Assist in development of IT and infrastructure projects.
  • Manage returns on warranted systems and parts.
  • Perform support services to employees with technical problems an IT issues.
  • Correct hardware problems with laptops, desktops and other computing equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain standard software configurations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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Chicago
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National Average
$59,000
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Experience Affects Desktop Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Desktop Engineer Salaries

Windows 7
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Automation Scripting
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Windows 2003 Server
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Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 12%
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