Entry-Level Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salary

For Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers, annual average wages total $52K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,263 - $72,466
$35K
$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $51,717
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50%
90%

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$11.97 - $30.62
$12
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $21.33
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$0$74K
Salary $35,263 - $72,466
Bonus $102.79 - $10,950
Profit Sharing $5,250
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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$31,793 - $74,694
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 220
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $11.97 - $30.62
Overtime $16.89 - $48.09
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $102.79 - $10,950
Profit Sharing $5,250
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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$31,793 - $74,694
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,787

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 47 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+14 percent) and Portland (+10 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Information Technology Support Engineer's salary, with St. Louis Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers earning salaries that are 32 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in New York and Boston (11 percent lower).

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in Indore:
"Desktop support."
I have a 5 year experience in desktop and server support engineer.

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in San Francisco:
"Just go to college."
It really doesn't matter what you major in. Just get your degree. It's normal to change careers and interests and college is a time to explore.

Key Stats for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Linux
▲29%

SQL
▲20%

System Administration
▲8%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲8%

Troubleshooting
▲2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲2%

Network Management / Administration
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼1%

Network Support
▼1%

Microsoft Exchange
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼5%

Cisco Networking
▼5%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼8%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%
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