The average salary for a Desktop Support Engineer in Canada is C$48,370.
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C$32k - C$66k
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Job Description for Desktop Support Engineer
A desktop engineer maintains and troubleshoots the existing computers, laptops, security, and servers within their organization's network. They install, configure, and troubleshoot the computers, as well as all other applications and printers, to keep them at optimum performance. This is a very hands-on career that frequently requires the individual to respond to urgent requests and help individuals face to face; some travel may also be required. This career can be found in nearly any industry…Read more
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.
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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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