The average New York Desktop Support Technician can expect to rake in roughly $54K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most New York Desktop Support Technicians. The vast majority (85 percent) of Desktop Support Technicians in New York, N.Y. who answered the questionnaire are male. Nearly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,163 - $71,639
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MEDIAN: $53,629
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$15.96 - $35.13
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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$0.00 - $6,545  
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$36,182 - $72,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Overtime
$20.88 - $43.32  
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$36,182 - $72,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,375,004
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $47K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $59K. Desktop Support Technicians in New York, N.Y. bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 3%

Computer Service
0%

National Average
$52,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 4%

PC Support
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 8%


Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%




Network Support
up arrow 17%

Windows Support
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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