Average Service Desk Analyst with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Service Desk Analyst with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills is $20.44.
MEDIAN $20.44
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
$300 - $5,166
Profit Sharing
$250 - $4,250
Total Pay
$34,726 - $63,436

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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.

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Popular Skills for Service Desk Analyst

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 1), Microsoft Active Directory, Customer Service and Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Service Desk Analyst

An early career Service Desk Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.76 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Service Desk Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.75 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Service Desk Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.99 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Service Desk Analyst in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.0% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.0% less), Houston, Texas (6.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.2% less).

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