Average Help Desk Technician Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$48,176
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$600
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The average salary for a Help Desk Technician in Washington, District of Columbia is $48,176.
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$35k
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$48k
90%
$65k
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What Do Help Desk Technicians Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Help Desk Technicians?

Skills in Troubleshooting 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, Customer Service and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Help Desk Technicians?

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 $40,191 based on 18 salaries. An early career Help Desk Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,178 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Help Desk Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,982 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Help Desk Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,154 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Help Desk Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (16.2% less), Houston, Texas (15.2% less) and Miami, Florida (14.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.9%
Early Career
54.7%
Mid Career
14.0%
Experienced
10.5%