Average Desktop Support Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$57,507
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$8,000
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Engineer in Houston, Texas is $57,507.
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$24k
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$58k
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$81k
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What Do Desktop Support Engineers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Desktop Support Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Active Directory, Information Technology (IT) Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Engineers?

An early career Desktop Support Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,000 based on 4 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,984 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Desktop Support Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (13.4% more) and New York, New York (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.0% less), Seattle, Washington (8.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Early Career
40.0%
Experienced
60.0%