Information Technology Specialist Salary with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills

Pay for Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills sits in the ballpark of $48K per year. Total cash compensation to Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills bottoms out near $31K and approaches $67K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men make up the vast majority of Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills (87 percent) who took the survey. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$33,174 - $69,668

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$13.39 - $27.01

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,174 - $69,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,911  
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $6,183  
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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$31,172 - $67,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 811
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.39 - $27.01  
   
Overtime
$19.77 - $40.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,911  
   
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $6,183  
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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$31,172 - $67,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 417
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $41K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $46K. Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills see a median salary of $54K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $58K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills, Boston provides a pay rate that is 32 percent greater than the national average. Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+30 percent), Los Angeles (+27 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). The lowest-paying market is Honolulu, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Oklahoma City and Minneapolis (12 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%



National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 268 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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