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

Earnings for Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills come in at around $16.84 per hour on average. Overall incomes of Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills generally bottom out at around $29K and peak near $53K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $3K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills survey respondents are men (78 percent). Most Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority claim medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,526 - $55,859
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$56K
MEDIAN: $41,732
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$12.62 - $22.98
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$31,526 - $55,859  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,071  
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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$29,052 - $53,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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
$12.62 - $22.98  
   
Overtime
$14.97 - $33.70  
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 - $3,071  
   
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).
)
$29,052 - $53,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 261

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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $37K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $42K. For Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $45K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills report making only $42K on average.

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

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 19%