Entry-Level Help Desk Administrator Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators ; the average employee scrapes together only around $40K per year. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Men make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators (80 percent) who took the survey. The majority of Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$30,348 - $57,369
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,338
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50%
90%

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$12.05 - $22.58
(Median)
$12
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,348 - $57,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,394  
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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$28,883 - $53,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $22.58  
   
Overtime
$18.34 - $33.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,394  
   
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).
)
$28,883 - $53,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Help Desk Administrator Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Network Management / Administration
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National Average
$40,000

Network Support
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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