The average salary for a System Support Specialist with Microsoft Office skills is $50,204.
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Job Description for System Support Specialist
System support specialists are responsible for all aspects of help desk support and technical assistance. They must address a wide variety of user issues, including software problems, hardware failures, and network issues. They are responsible for creating and maintaining user accounts and information. When a user submits a ticket or otherwise contacts the help desk, system support specialists track the ticket/issue and work to identify the problem using standard practices and their own experi…Read more
System Support Specialist Tasks
- Design, develop, and test interfaces and upgrades to existing systems.
- Monitor the system, set up automated alerts, and performance notifications to proactively address problems.
- Train end users in access, security, use, and customization of programs and software.
- Troubleshoot, upgrade, monitor, and diagnose application and system problems to enable ongoing business.
- Respond to problems in workflow or unmet business needs with strategies and potential solutions.
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Popular Skills for System Support Specialist
Microsoft Active Directory
Skills in Windows Support, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Active Directory and Information Technology (IT) Support.
Pay by Experience Level for System Support Specialist
An early career System Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,793 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career System Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,184 based on 43 salaries. An experienced System Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,881 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with System Support Specialist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (22.3% less).
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