Average Desktop Support Technician with Software Installation & Upgrade Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$50,250
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Technician with Software Installation & Upgrade skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $50,250.
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$41k
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$50k
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$63k
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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), Help Desk / Desktop Support, Information Technology (IT) Support and Computer Hardware Technician are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

An early career Desktop Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,905 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,871 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Nashville, Tennessee (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (20.4% less), Dallas, Texas (14.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Early Career
57.1%
Mid Career
42.9%