An Entry-Level Desktop Support Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 147,765 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), and Windows Support.

Rs 94,541 - Rs 256,947
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MEDIAN: Rs 146,346
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Salary Rs 94,541 - Rs 256,947
Bonus Rs 0.00 - Rs 23,886
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 45,000
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Rs 94,885 - Rs 266,683
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,472

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.


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 Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 147,423

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Desktop Support Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Desktop Support Engineer in Noida:
"Senior Desktop support Engineer."
L2 support engineer.

Desktop Support Engineer in Mumbai:
"My First Job As A Hardware Engineer."
Always to check what platform are they going to learn for future. Always listen to yourself and not your company. If you don't feel comfortable with this change your job at the beginning itself. Always give priority to your post, salary and travelling commute. Be accurate for your future planning in this field and never join as a third part company. You are harassing yourself you will be never listened by your superiors.

Key Stats for Desktop Support Engineer


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.


1 %
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 53%