Average Help Desk Technician Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Help Desk Technician in Australia is AU$47,136.
MEDIAN AU$47,136
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AU$39k - AU$64k
AU$484 - AU$5k
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AU$38k - AU$64k

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Popular Skills for Help Desk Technician

Skills in Help Desk / Desktop Support, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1) and Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Technician

An entry-level Help Desk Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$44,480 based on 46 salaries. An early career Help Desk Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$46,227 based on 190 salaries. A mid-career Help Desk Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,621 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Help Desk Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,958 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Help Desk Technician in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (5.3% more) and Perth, Western Australia (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (9.6% less), Darwin, Northern Territory (1.5% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.5% less).

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