Entry-Level Help Desk Administrator Salary

Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K annually on average. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Entry-Level Help Desk Administrators who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,586 - $57,462

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$12.08 - $22.54

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,586 - $57,462  
   
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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$28,999 - $53,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $22.54  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $33.43  
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).
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$28,999 - $53,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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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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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 16%
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