Entry-Level Help Desk Administrator Salary

Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators can expect wages of $16.87 per hour on average. The vast majority of Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators (86 percent) who took the survey are men. For the most part, Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,960 - $53,612
$29K
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$54K
MEDIAN: $40,461
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$13.78 - $22.96
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MEDIAN: $16.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,960 - $53,612  
   
Bonus
$97.44 - $3,962  
Profit Sharing
$1,345  
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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$29,262 - $51,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$13.78 - $22.96  
   
Overtime
$21.05 - $29.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$97.44 - $3,962  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,345  
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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$29,262 - $51,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Key Stats for Help Desk Administrator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Help Desk Administrator Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▲2%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲1%

Network Support
▲1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲1%

National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Network Management / Administration
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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