Desktop Support Technician Salary with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills (United States)

A Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills earns an average wage of $19.97 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills Total Pay (?
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$31,354 - $63,829
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MEDIAN: $45,037
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Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills Total Pay (?
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$14.46 - $25.50
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,354 - $63,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
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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$30,956 - $60,444  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 468
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.46 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$20.87 - $37.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
   
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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$30,956 - $60,444  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 468
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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
up arrow 39%
Boston
up arrow 38%
Denver
up arrow 24%
Washington
up arrow 19%
New York
up arrow 18%
San Diego
up arrow 15%
Dallas
up arrow 7%
Seattle
up arrow 6%
Minneapolis
up arrow 6%
San Antonio
up arrow 3%
Houston
0%
National Average
$43,000
Chicago
up arrow 6%
Charlotte
up arrow 13%
Tampa
up arrow 18%
Portland
up arrow 20%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 23%
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