Average Desktop Support Engineer Salary in South Africa

R178,257
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R12,000
Bonus
R5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Engineer in South Africa is R178,257.
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R107k
MEDIAN
R178k
90%
R320k
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Salary
R107k - R320k
Bonus
R4k - R39k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R5k
Total Pay
R95k - R318k

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Job Description for Desktop Support Engineer

Desktop Support Engineer Tasks
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Desktop Support Engineer

Skills in Information Technology (IT) Support, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), Windows Support and Software Installation & Upgrade are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Engineer

An early career Desktop Support Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R146,825 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R190,744 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R240,000 based on 30 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 175 survey responses.
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
34.9%
Experienced
17.1%