A Desktop Support Technician with System Administration skills earns an average salary of $44,406 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.

$35,332 - $60,834
$35K
$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,406
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$15.04 - $26.53
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,332 - $60,834  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$33,657 - $59,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $26.53  
   
Overtime
$22.15 - $37.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$33,657 - $59,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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.

Key Stats for Desktop Support Technician

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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