Experienced Help Desk Administrators can expect to earn an average of $49K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Experienced Help Desk Administrators — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,221 - $60,653
$38K
$49K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,447
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50%
90%

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$15.21 - $29.59
$15
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $22.82
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,221 - $60,653  
   
Bonus
$1,600  
Profit Sharing
$1,075  
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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$38,434 - $60,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$31.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,075  
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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$38,434 - $60,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Help Desk Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
083
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Skills That Affect Help Desk Administrator Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

National Average
$49,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

Network Support
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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