The average salary for a Desktop Support Engineer in South Africa is R178,257.
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Job Description for Desktop Support Engineer
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 industry…Read more
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
Software Installation & Upgrade
Help Desk / Desktop Support
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.
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