Help Desk Technician with Information Technology (IT) Support Skills Salary

A Help Desk Technician with Information Technology (IT) Support skills earns an average wage of $16.53 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,296 - $57,844
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$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,724
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$12.09 - $22.52
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MEDIAN: $16.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,296 - $57,844  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,438  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,608  
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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$26,621 - $52,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $22.52  
   
Overtime
$18.35 - $37.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,438  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,608  
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).
)
$26,621 - $52,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 328
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Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Technician

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

Key Stats for Help Desk Technician

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Help Desk Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$38,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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