Help Desk Engineer with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) Skills Salary

Earnings for Help Desk Engineers with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills come in at around $45K annually on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Help Desk Engineers with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — just under one in four — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and a strong majority have dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,525 - $60,200
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$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,644
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$13.60 - $26.39
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$0$60K
Salary $34,525 - $60,200
Bonus $0.00 - $2,936
Profit Sharing $1,017
Total Pay (?
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$32,855 - $59,181
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.60 - $26.39
Overtime $22.02 - $38.87
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,936
Profit Sharing $1,017
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,855 - $59,181
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Help Desk Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Help Desk Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Help Desk Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Help Desk Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 18 salaries. A Help Desk Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Help Desk Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Help Desk Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%
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