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

The average Information Technology Specialist with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills can expect to rake in roughly $48K per year. Cash earnings for Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing — stretch from around $31K to approximately $68K. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men account for the majority of Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$33,418 - $70,242
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,887
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90%

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$13.11 - $27.46
(Median)
$13
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,418 - $70,242  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,915  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $8,940  
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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$31,105 - $67,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 694
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.11 - $27.46  
   
Overtime
$19.28 - $41.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $8,940  
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).
)
$31,105 - $67,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 365

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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.


Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $41K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $46K on average. Information Technology Specialists with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $54K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $58K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 262 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%