The average pay for a Desktop Support Technician is R123,906 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) is associated with high pay for this job.

R66,425 - R237,456
R66K
R120K
R240K
MEDIAN: R123,708
10%
50%
90%
R61.00 - R114.99
R94
MEDIAN: R93.80
50%
R0R241K
Salary R66,425 - R237,456
Bonus R0.00 - R27,821
Profit Sharing R5,000
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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R67,473 - R241,284
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 258
Hourly Data R0R127
Hourly Rate R93.80
Overtime R119.72
Annual Data R0R241K
Bonus R0.00 - R27,821
Profit Sharing R5,000
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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R67,473 - R241,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R126,312

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Q: What is it like working as a Desktop Support Technician?

Desktop Support Technician in Cape Town:
"Exciting."
Pros: It is exciting, you learn new things all tge time, it challenges you to think out of the box.
Cons: The salary.

Desktop Support Technician in Johannesburg:
"I get to help people ."
Pros: I am always learning new things about the infrastructure and myself .
Cons: Stress Level.

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Key Stats for Desktop Support Technician

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Desktop Support Technician Salaries

▲49%

▲27%

National Average
R126,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Desktop Support Technician Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▲30%



Network Support
▼0%

National Average
R126,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼14%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1)
▼17%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼24%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 61%
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