Average Desktop Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$62,323
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AU$2,500
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The average salary for a Desktop Engineer in Australia is AU$62,323.
10%
AU$44k
MEDIAN
AU$62k
90%
AU$73k
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AU$44k - AU$73k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$3k
Total Pay
AU$45k - AU$79k

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Job Description for Desktop Engineer

Desktop Engineer Tasks
  • Correct hardware problems with laptops, desktops and other computing equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain standard software configurations.
  • Perform support services to employees with technical problems an IT issues.
  • Assist in development of IT and infrastructure projects.
  • Manage returns on warranted systems and parts.

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Popular Skills for Desktop Engineer

Skills in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Computer Hardware Technician and Microsoft Active Directory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Support and Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Engineer

An early career Desktop Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$58,144 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,056 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Desktop Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,258 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Desktop Engineer in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 1.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (10.0% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
27.1%