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

$40,489
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$1,250
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The average salary for a Help Desk Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support skills in Chicago, Illinois is $40,489.
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$34k
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$40k
90%
$53k
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Popular Skills for Help Desk Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Technology (IT) Support, Computer Hardware Technician, Troubleshooting, Customer Service and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1).

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 $39,784 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Help Desk Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,132 based on 5 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (20.3% more) and Houston, Texas (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (13.2% less), Miami, Florida (8.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Early Career
71.4%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
10.7%