Average Entry-Level Desktop Support Engineer Salary

$49,724
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$2,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Desktop Support Engineer is $49,724.
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$35k
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$73k
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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 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 $50,868 based on 207 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,864 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,013 based on 199 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,033.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 646 survey responses.
Early Career
32.0%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
9.8%