The average pay for a Desktop Support Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $47,917 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$30,000 - $76,340
$30K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,917
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$17.00 - $32.50
$23
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,000 - $76,340  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,538 - $74,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$23.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$31,538 - $74,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Desktop Support Specialist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
047
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Desktop Support Specialist Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 7%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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