Median pay for Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators lies in the neighborhood of $16.96 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$29,284 - $53,173
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MEDIAN: $40,178
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$14.01 - $23.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,284 - $53,173  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $3,927  
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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$29,456 - $51,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.01 - $23.19  
   
Overtime
$21.48 - $30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$98.63 - $3,927  
   
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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$29,456 - $51,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Key Stats for Help Desk Administrator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
080
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Help Desk Administrator Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Network Support
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
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Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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