The average wage for an Entry-Level Help Desk Technician is $15.37 per hour. A skill in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,300 - $50,296
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MEDIAN: $38,309
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$11.48 - $20.82
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MEDIAN: $15.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,300 - $50,296  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,037  
Profit Sharing
$25.53 - $3,978  
Commission
$2,200  
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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$25,117 - $48,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $20.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$16.45 - $33.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,037  
   
Commission
$2,200  
Profit Sharing
$25.53 - $3,978  
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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$25,117 - $48,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,698

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Key Stats for Help Desk Technician

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 370 votes.
076
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
12%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 370 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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