A Desktop Support Technician in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $16.55 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Information Technology (IT) Support and Hardware Configuration. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$33,728 - $59,492
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MEDIAN: $45,000
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$13.86 - $26.41
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Salary
$33,728 - $59,492  
   
Bonus
$4,153  
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$30,181 - $59,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $26.41  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$4,153  
   
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$30,181 - $59,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 33%

Hardware Configuration
up arrow 17%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 4%

PC Support
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 5%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 7%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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