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 $16.59 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,076 - $58,340
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$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,668
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$12.12 - $22.57
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,076 - $58,340  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,385  
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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$26,437 - $52,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $22.57  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $37.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,385  
   
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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$26,437 - $52,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 347

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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 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Help Desk Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$38,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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