Average Desktop Support Technician Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$53,716
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$400
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Technician in Washington, District of Columbia is $53,716.
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$39k
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$54k
90%
$68k
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$39k - $68k
Bonus
$150 - $3k
Total Pay
$38k - $68k

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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) and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Installation & Upgrade, Customer Service and Help Desk / Desktop Support.

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 $46,970 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,492 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,326 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,000.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (21.9% less), Houston, Texas (8.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Early Career
38.2%
Mid Career
33.7%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
9.0%