Help Desk Manager, IT Salary

A Help Desk Manager, IT earns an average salary of $63,447 per year. A skill in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$41,608 - $94,375
$42K
$63K
$94K
MEDIAN: $63,447
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$14.19 - $35.54
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MEDIAN: $19.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,608 - $94,375  
   
Bonus
$510 - $9,725  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $10,926  
Total Pay (?
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$38,556 - $95,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 318
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $35.54  
   
Overtime
$8.21 - $40.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$510 - $9,725  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $10,926  
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).
)
$38,556 - $95,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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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National Average: $62,731

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Q: 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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Key Stats for Help Desk Manager, IT

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Help Desk Manager, IT Salaries

▲23%

▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$63,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Help Desk Manager, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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