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

The average Help Desk Analyst with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills earns approximately $17.19 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $3K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $3K, overall incomes of Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills spread between $29K and $53K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a fair number have dental coverage, close to a fifth claim no health benefits at all. Male Help Desk Analysts with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$31,176 - $55,362

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$12.70 - $22.94

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,176 - $55,362  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,219  
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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$29,076 - $52,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $22.94  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $33.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,219  
   
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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$29,076 - $52,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes 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 7%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 21%
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