Desktop Support Engineer with Software Installation & Upgrade Skills Salary

Desktop Support Engineers with Software Installation & Upgrade skills can expect to earn an average of $52K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a fair number have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$37,280 - $70,522
$37K
$52K
$71K
MEDIAN: $52,209
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$15.92 - $37.19
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MEDIAN: $21.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,280 - $70,522  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
Total Pay (?
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$36,480 - $74,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.92 - $37.19  
   
Overtime
$22.35 - $54.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
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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$36,480 - $74,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Desktop Support Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Desktop Support Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Desktop Support Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 35 salaries. A Desktop Support Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Desktop Support Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 21%