Help Desk Engineer with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) Skills Salary

Help Desk Engineers with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills can expect wages of $49K annually on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,360 - $64,852
$38K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,983
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$14.19 - $29.59
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$21
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MEDIAN: $20.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,360 - $64,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,023  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$34,188 - $64,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$21.82 - $38.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,023  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$34,188 - $64,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Engineer

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


Help Desk Engineers with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $45K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $48K. On average, Help Desk Engineers with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills make $53K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Key Stats for Help Desk Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Help Desk Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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