Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Desktop Support Engineer is R173,707
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Engineers?
An early career Desktop Support Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R147,345 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R183,187 based on 48 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Desktop Support Engineers Do?
A desktop engineer maintains and troubleshoots the existing computers, laptops, security, and servers within their organization's network. They install, configure, and troubleshoot the computers, as well as all other applications and printers, to keep them at optimum performance. This is a very hands-on career that frequently requires the individual to respond to urgent requests and help individuals face to face; some travel may also be required.
This career can be found in nearly any …Read more
- Answer calls or tickets to support end users with applications, hardware, software, and networking.
- Create end user documentation and knowledge base articles.
- Troubleshoot hardware and software problems in person and remotely, resolving and documenting solutions.
- Monitor backups and maintenance logs.