Desktop Support Engineer with Information Technology (IT) Support Skills Salary

A Desktop Support Engineer with Information Technology (IT) Support skills earns an average salary of $55,024 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$38,791 - $72,308
$39K
$55K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,024
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90%

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$16.86 - $36.35
$17
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $22.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,791 - $72,308  
   
Bonus
$740 - $8,109  
Total Pay (?
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$36,386 - $74,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.86 - $36.35  
   
Overtime
$9.79 - $45.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$740 - $8,109  
   
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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$36,386 - $74,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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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 $49,000 based on 39 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 $58,000 based on 25 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 $55,000 based on 27 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 $56,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Desktop Support Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲9%

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 19%