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Average Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salary in Australia

AU$63,556
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AU$4,913
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The average salary for a Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in Australia is AU$63,556.
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A$48k
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A$64k
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A$89k
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What Do Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)s Do?

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Tasks
  • Diagnose and solve problems with hardware, software, and network.
  • Order equipment and software and coordinate with vendors.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair hardware, software, printers, phone and AV equipment.
  • Review, audit, and revise policies affecting security and operability of hardware and software.

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What Are Popular Skills for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)s?

Skills in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), System Administration and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Active Directory and Network Support.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)s?

An entry-level Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$48,467 based on 9 salaries. An early career Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,303 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$69,016 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,008 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000.
Employees with Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (21.2% less), Melbourne, Victoria (4.1% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 152 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
36.2%
Mid Career
30.9%
Experienced
20.4%
Late Career
6.6%