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Help Desk Manager, IT Salary

A Help Desk Manager, IT earns an average salary of $63,502 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Customer Service Metrics. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$39,606 - $90,063
(Median)
$40K
$64K
$90K
MEDIAN: $63,502
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$12.97 - $29.38
(Median)
$13
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,606 - $90,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,332  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,205  
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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$36,729 - $92,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 649
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $29.38  
   
Overtime
$5.93 - $44.76  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,332  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,205  
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).
)
$36,729 - $92,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Job Description for Help Desk Manager, IT

A help desk manager working in information technology (IT) must have a broad understanding of the technological needs of their company and/or its customers, including the specific technologies accessed by users contacting their organization's help desk. The help desk may focus on the internal network needs of an organization or company; it may also focus on helping external users utilize a technical manual or helping external users understand a website, app, program, social media site, or other service.

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Help Desk Manager, IT Tasks

  • Oversee servicing of a range of equipment from workstations to servers to networks.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Perform extensive customer communication.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate of the internal information technology help desk.

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What is it like working as a Help Desk Manager, IT?

Help Desk Manager, IT in Eugene:
"IT."
Pros: I get my own office with A/C. We have a break room with some free food. I get to work with computers.
Cons: The expectations continue to grow without any increase in pay.

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Experience Affects Help Desk Manager, IT Salaries




National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Help Desk Manager, IT Salaries






Systems Help Desk Management
0%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Active Directory
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%





Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 17%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%