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

Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. In the world of Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills, total cash compensation can vary between $32K and $71K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $5K and $7K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills. The vast majority (83 percent) of Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills who answered the questionnaire are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,202 - $73,385
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$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,787
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$14.21 - $29.49
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MEDIAN: $19.76
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$0$73K
Salary $35,202 - $73,385
Bonus $0.00 - $5,129
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $7,400
Commission $1,000
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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$32,351 - $70,972
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 713
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $14.21 - $29.49
Overtime $20.75 - $45.52
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,129
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $7,400
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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$32,351 - $70,972
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 426

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 536 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 435 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 327 salaries. An Information Technology Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 79 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,521

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills in Austin enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+23 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Chicago (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Cincinnati. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver and Dayton (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 269 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$48,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 13%
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