The average hourly pay for a Help Desk Technician in Houston, Texas is $17.55.
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Job Description for Help Desk Technician
Help desk technicians are needed by virtually every company that produces or uses sophisticated computer equipment. When either customers or colleagues run into technical problems, the help desk technician identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves the issue. They typically field calls or emails from end users who are having trouble with some aspect of a sophisticated system. By listening to a description of the problem and accessing information about the specific system or application the user is …Read more
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Skills in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1), Computer Hardware Technician and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting and Help Desk / Desktop Support.
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 $12.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career Help Desk Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.33 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Help Desk Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Help Desk Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.07 based on 10 salaries.
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Employees with Help Desk Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.7% more) and New York, New York (11.7% more).
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