The average pay for an Entry-Level Desktop Support Specialist is $18.43 per hour.

$34,121 - $59,417
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$59K
MEDIAN: $43,396
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$13.86 - $25.04
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MEDIAN: $18.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,121 - $59,417  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$30,974 - $57,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $25.04  
   
Overtime
$19.17 - $37.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$100.67 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$30,974 - $57,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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Key Stats for Desktop Support Specialist

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
075
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Desktop Support Specialist Salaries


Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Active Directory
0%

National Average
$42,000

Windows Operating System General Use
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Network Support
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Troubleshooting
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Help Desk / Desktop Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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