The average Entry-Level Desktop Support Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $48K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,104 - $72,442
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,483
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90%

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$14.63 - $28.40
(Median)
$15
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,104 - $72,442  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$34,044 - $68,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $28.40  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $40.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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).
)
$34,044 - $68,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Skills That Affect Desktop Support Engineer Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
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National Average
$47,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 5%

Software Installation & Upgrade
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Windows Support
up arrow 8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 10%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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