Desktop Support Technician with System Administration Skills Salary

A Desktop Support Technician with System Administration skills earns an average salary of $44,508 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$35,929 - $60,607
$36K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,508
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$14.76 - $26.67
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,929 - $60,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$34,073 - $59,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $26.67  
   
Overtime
$21.75 - $36.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$34,073 - $59,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

Pay by Experience for a Desktop Support Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Desktop Support Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Desktop Support Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 46 salaries. A Desktop Support Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Desktop Support Technician

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%