Entry-Level Desktop Support Engineer Salary

Average Entry-Level Desktop Support Engineers make around $51K annually. Most Entry-Level Desktop Support Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$35,720 - $76,025
$36K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,533
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$14.73 - $28.17
$15
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,720 - $76,025  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$34,340 - $69,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $28.17  
   
Overtime
$19.30 - $36.76  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$493.16 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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).
)
$34,340 - $69,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Key Stats for Desktop Support Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Desktop Support Engineer Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
▲1%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Computer Hardware Technician
▼1%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼1%

Software Installation & Upgrade
▼6%

Windows Support
▼8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼8%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%
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