Average Service Desk Analyst Hourly Pay

$18.88
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,483
Bonus
$1,458
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Service Desk Analyst is $18.88.
10%
$13.41
10%
$18.88
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$25.74
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MEDIAN $18.88
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
Bonus
$499 - $4,943
Profit Sharing
$491 - $4,848
Total Pay
$30,136 - $60,059

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Job Description for Service Desk Analyst

Service Desk Analyst Tasks
  • Respond to inquiries and user problems, document classification of incidents, and diagnose hardware and software.
  • Follow up with customers to ensure resolution and close out incidents in the tracking system.
  • Detect trends and patterns in incidents and maintenance, and provide ad hoc reports.
  • Collect information from users to understand and resolve problems remotely or in person.

Popular Employer Salaries for Service Desk Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Service Desk Analyst are from the companies Virteva, Geisinger Health Systems and IT Authorities. Reported salaries are highest at Geisinger Health Systems where the average pay is $20.84. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Gulf Interstate Engineering and Kaiser Permanente, earning around $19.00 and $17.71, respectively. Caretech Solutions, Inc. pays the lowest at around $15.00. Virteva and IT Authorities also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.32 and $16.64, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Service Desk Analyst. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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Popular Skills for Service Desk Analyst

Skills in Information Technology (IT) Support, Microsoft Active Directory 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) and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Service Desk Analyst

An entry-level Service Desk Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.80 based on 67 salaries. An early career Service Desk Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 700 salaries. A mid-career Service Desk Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.04 based on 263 salaries. An experienced Service Desk Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.67 based on 202 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Service Desk Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (19.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (15.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,265 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
55.3%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
2.6%