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Help Desk Analyst Salary with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills

Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills can expect wages of $17.12 per hour on average. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $3K each, total incomes of Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills generally range from $29K to $53K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills survey respondents are men (77 percent). Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,096 - $55,429
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,680
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$12.72 - $22.96
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,096 - $55,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,067  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,959  
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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$29,050 - $52,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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
$12.72 - $22.96  
   
Overtime
$15.28 - $33.63  
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 - $3,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,959  
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).
)
$29,050 - $52,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 278
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Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Analyst with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $37K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $42K. Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $43K.

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Experience Affects Help Desk Analyst with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%
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