The average salary for a Desktop Engineer in Australia is AU$62,323.
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Job Description for Desktop Engineer
A desktop engineer specializes in building and maintaining information technology (IT) in a professional capacity. They are usually employed by companies that need an on-site expert to manage office networks and technology. The responsibilities of a desktop engineer cover a wide range of duties within the area of information technology, including handling network creation and maintenance, designing and implementing security solutions, troubleshooting technical issues with staff, and generally ma…Read more
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
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
Information Technology (IT) Support
Computer Hardware Technician
Microsoft Active Directory
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.
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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).
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