Average Desktop Support Technician Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Desktop Support Technician in Australia is AU$57,023.
MEDIAN AU$57,023
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AU$45k - AU$73k
AU$850 - AU$6k
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AU$44k - AU$75k

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Job Description for Desktop Support Technician

Desktop Support Technician Tasks
  • Format, install, set up, maintain, and troubleshoot desktop and laptop computers with and for end users.
  • Coordinate with vendors to resolve problems.
  • Add or replace memory, new keyboards, motherboards, and other components.
  • Set up and troubleshoot domains, user accounts and software accounts.
  • Configure, test, and troubleshoot network connectivity and wireless access for local and remote computers or devices.

Career Paths

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Desktop Support Technician
Support Technician, Information Technolo...
Systems Engineer, IT
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Desktop Support Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

An entry-level Desktop Support Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$49,435 based on 8 salaries. An early career Desktop Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$54,158 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$59,560 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,706 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$57,085.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Darwin, Northern Territory earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (5.9% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (6.9% less).

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