Help Desk Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Help Desk Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $45,644 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$34,972 - $68,211
$35K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,369
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$15.10 - $34.77
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$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.38
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,972 - $68,211  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,972 - $68,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
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$34,972 - $68,532  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Key Stats for Help Desk Specialist

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Help Desk Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Help Desk Specialist Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▲8%

National Average
$51,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1)
▼4%

A+
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Customer Service
▼12%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼14%

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 13%
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