Average Desktop Support Engineer Salary in Canada

C$48,370
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Engineer in Canada is C$48,370.
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C$32k
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C$48k
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C$66k
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MEDIAN C$48,370
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C$32k - C$66k
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C$32k - C$67k

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Job Description for Desktop Support Engineer

Desktop Support Engineer Tasks
  • Answer calls or tickets to support end users with applications, hardware, software, and networking.
  • Create end user documentation and knowledge base articles.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems in person and remotely, resolving and documenting solutions.
  • Monitor backups and maintenance logs.

Career Paths

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Desktop Support Engineer
Information Technology (IT) Manager
Systems Administrator
Desktop Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Engineer

An early career Desktop Support Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$39,748 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
50.0%