Average Desktop Support Technician Salary in South Africa

R161,818
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R12,421
Bonus
R12,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Desktop Support Technician in South Africa is R161,818.
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R79k
MEDIAN
R162k
90%
R293k
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Salary
R79k - R293k
Bonus
R3k - R32k
Profit Sharing
R3k - R30k
Total Pay
R77k - R299k

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Job Description for Desktop Support Technician

Desktop Support Technician Tasks
  • Format, install, set up, maintain, and troubleshoot desktop and laptop computers with and for end users.
  • Coordinate with vendors to resolve problems.
  • Add or replace memory, new keyboards, motherboards, and other components.
  • Set up and troubleshoot domains, user accounts and software accounts.
  • Configure, test, and troubleshoot network connectivity and wireless access for local and remote computers or devices.

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Popular Skills for Desktop Support Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Support Technician

An entry-level Desktop Support Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R84,000 based on 22 salaries. An early career Desktop Support Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R121,569 based on 265 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Support Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R204,468 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Desktop Support Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R256,511 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R332,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 489 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
54.2%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
10.8%
Late Career
1.2%