Entry-Level Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers come in at around $52K annually on average. Most Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,386 - $72,756
$34K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,049
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$12.06 - $30.44
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$0$74K
Salary $34,386 - $72,756
Bonus $101.19 - $10,694
Profit Sharing $9,826
Total Pay (?
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$30,652 - $74,955
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 222
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $12.06 - $30.44
Overtime $16.94 - $47.97
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $101.19 - $10,694
Profit Sharing $9,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,652 - $74,955
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,138

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 47 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+14 percent) and Portland (+10 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Information Technology Support Engineer's salary, with St. Louis Entry-Level Information Technology Support Engineers earning salaries that are 32 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include New York and Boston (11 percent lower).

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in Dublin:
"Find a Ladder not a stool."
Make sure your job has a growth plan and that the company would want to invest in you. Not only in Salary but in knowledge and personal growth.

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in Indore:
"Desktop support."
I have a 5 year experience in desktop and server support engineer.

Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) in San Francisco:
"Just go to college."
It really doesn't matter what you major in. Just get your degree. It's normal to change careers and interests and college is a time to explore.

Key Stats for Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Support Engineer, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Linux
▲31%

SQL
▲22%

System Administration
▲10%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲9%

Troubleshooting
▲3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲3%

Network Management / Administration
▲2%

Network Support
▲1%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Exchange
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼4%

Cisco Networking
▼4%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼7%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 13%
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