The average pay for an Entry-Level Desktop Support Specialist is $18.14 per hour.

$34,127 - $59,314
(Median)
$34K
$44K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,625
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$13.68 - $24.90
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,127 - $59,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
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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$30,777 - $57,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $24.90  
   
Overtime
$20.05 - $37.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
   
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).
)
$30,777 - $57,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,200

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Skills That Affect Desktop Support Specialist Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Active Directory
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National Average
$41,000

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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