The average Mid-Career Desktop Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $61K annually. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,157 - $83,773
$42K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,296
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$17.58 - $36.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,157 - $83,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$50.00  
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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$40,545 - $86,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.58 - $36.06  
   
Overtime
$26.85 - $61.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00  
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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$40,545 - $86,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Key Stats for Desktop Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Desktop Engineer Salaries

Windows PowerShell
up arrow 19%

Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 18%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 12%

System Administration
up arrow 2%

National Average
$59,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

Windows Support
up arrow 12%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 14%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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