Entry-Level Help Desk Technician Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Help Desk Technician is $15.31 per hour. A skill in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,381 - $50,408
$29K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $38,389
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$11.37 - $20.83
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,381 - $50,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,057  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $4,024  
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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$25,075 - $48,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,109
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.37 - $20.83  
   
Overtime
$16.25 - $33.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,057  
   
Commission
$2,200  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $4,024  
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).
)
$25,075 - $48,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,604
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Key Stats for Help Desk Technician

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 362 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Help Desk Technician Salaries






Windows Support
▲2%


Network Support
▲1%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$35,000






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 362 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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