Average Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$50,601
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$675
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills in Houston, Texas is $50,601.
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$33k
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$80k
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What Do Desktop Support Technicians Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Desktop Support Technicians?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Hardware Configuration, Customer Service, Information Technology (IT) Support, Computer Hardware Technician and Help Desk / Desktop Support.

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

An early career Desktop Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,250 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,980 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,811 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Desktop Support Technician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.6% more) and Denver, Colorado (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
33.3%