Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $41K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $44K on average. 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 who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $57K. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up nearly one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining fewer than one in ten.