Average Mid-Career Help Desk Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$48,595
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Help Desk Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills in Chicago, Illinois is $48,595.
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MEDIAN $48,595
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$36k - $60k
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Job Description for Help Desk Technician

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Popular Skills for Help Desk Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Technician

An early career Help Desk Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,446 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Help Desk Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,500 based on 3 salaries.
Employees with Help Desk Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (20.7% less), Dallas, Texas (13.6% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
88.9%
Experienced
11.1%