Average Desktop Support Technician with Hardware Configuration Skills Hourly Pay

$19.71
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$750
Bonus
$1,017
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Desktop Support Technician with Hardware Configuration skills is $19.71.
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$14.61
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$19.71
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$27.33
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
Bonus
$297 - $5,068
Profit Sharing
$252 - $15,893
Total Pay
$31,630 - $62,528

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Job Description for Desktop Support Technician

Desktop Support Technician Tasks
  • Format, install, set up, maintain, and troubleshoot desktop and laptop computers with and for end users.
  • Coordinate with vendors to resolve problems.
  • Add or replace memory, new keyboards, motherboards, and other components.
  • Set up and troubleshoot domains, user accounts and software accounts.
  • Configure, test, and troubleshoot network connectivity and wireless access for local and remote computers or devices.

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Popular Skills for Desktop Support Technician

Skills in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Computer Hardware Technician and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Help Desk / Desktop Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

An entry-level Desktop Support Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.93 based on 20 salaries. An early career Desktop Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.36 based on 263 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.18 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.48 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 25.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (10.3% more) and New York, New York (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (10.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 635 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.1%
Early Career
41.4%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
7.6%