Desktop Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Desktop Engineer is $62,295 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SCCM, Automation Scripting, Windows 7, and Microsoft Active Directory. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Desktop Engineer Salary (?
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$41,713 - $87,655
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MEDIAN: $62,295
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Desktop Engineer Salary (?
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$14.60 - $36.60
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,713 - $87,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,987  
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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$38,186 - $90,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.60 - $36.60  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $51.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,987  
   
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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$38,186 - $90,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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Chicago
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National Average
$60,000
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Experience Affects Desktop Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Desktop Engineer Salaries

SCCM
up arrow 68%
Automation Scripting
up arrow 29%
Windows 7
up arrow 24%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 22%
Windows Support
up arrow 10%
System Administration
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Windows 2003 Server
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Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 12%