Average Help Desk Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support Skills Hourly Pay

$16.56
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$966
Bonus
$100
Commission
$1,248
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The average hourly pay for a Help Desk Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills is $16.56.
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$12.24
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$16.56
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$22.90
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$292 - $3,246
Profit Sharing
$199 - $4,257
Commission
$0 - $100
Total Pay
$26,967 - $51,534
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Job Description for Help Desk Technician

The top respondents for the job title Help Desk Technician are from the companies National Lumber Company, Lithia Motors, Inc. and CompuCom Corporation, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at General Dynamics Information Technology Inc where the average pay is $26.45. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lithia Motors, Inc., earning around $16.00. National Lumber Company pays the lowest at around $14.61. CompuCom Corporation, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.75.

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Popular Skills for Help Desk Technician

Skills in Customer Service, Computer Hardware Technician and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1).

Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Technician

An entry-level Help Desk Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.22 based on 210 salaries. An early career Help Desk Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.46 based on 1,443 salaries. A mid-career Help Desk Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.40 based on 422 salaries. An experienced Help Desk Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.79 based on 201 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Help Desk Technician in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.8% more) and New York, New York (9.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,305 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
62.6%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
8.7%
Late Career
1.3%