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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 annually. Male Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,748 - $57,622
(Median)
$31K
$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,130
10%
50%
90%

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$11.76 - $22.60
(Median)
$12
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,748 - $57,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,588  
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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$28,244 - $52,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $22.60  
   
Overtime
$17.90 - $33.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,588  
   
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).
)
$28,244 - $52,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Help Desk Administrator Salaries

Network Management / Administration
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Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Network Support
0%

National Average
$40,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 16%
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