Mid-Career Desktop Support Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Mid-Career Desktop Support Technician is $19.87 per hour. A skill in Information Technology (IT) Support is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career Desktop Support Technician Total Pay (?
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$34,056 - $60,188
(Median)
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60K
MEDIAN: $46,150
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Mid-Career Desktop Support Technician Total Pay (?
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$14.49 - $25.81
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,056 - $60,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,101  
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $6,183  
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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$31,381 - $58,781  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,015
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$20.74 - $38.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $6,183  
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).
)
$31,381 - $58,781  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,015
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Washington
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Seattle
up arrow 11%
Boston
up arrow 10%
Denver
up arrow 8%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
San Diego
up arrow 5%
Los Angeles
up arrow 3%
Charlotte
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National Average
$44,000
Houston
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Philadelphia
up arrow 4%
Minneapolis
up arrow 7%
Dallas
up arrow 10%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 10%
Windows Support
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
PC Support
0%
Microsoft Active Directory
0%
National Average
$44,000
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 1%
Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 1%
Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 2%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%
Hardware Configuration
up arrow 2%
Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 2%
Computer Service
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Customer Service
up arrow 4%
Network Support
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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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