Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Desktop Administrator make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$65,007 / yrTotal Pay
$60,758 / yrBase Pay
$4,249 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,007

 / yr
$45K$95K
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The estimated total pay for a Desktop Administrator is $65,007 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $60,758 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,249 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Information Technology Administrator

$69,220 /yr
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$98,249 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Desktop Administrator in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Desktop Administrator in United States. Employers include Wells Fargo, IBM and Ryan, LLC.

1
Wells Fargo
$98,096/yr
2
IBM
$94,430/yr
5
Auxzillium
$87,559/yr
7
BECU
$83,284/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Desktop Administrator in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Desktop Administrator in United States are Financial Services with a median total pay of $93,410, Information Technology with a median total pay of $86,629, Healthcare with a median total pay of $74,898, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $70,856, and Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $69,411.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$93,410

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$86,629

    6% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$74,898

    8% Lower than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$70,856

    14% Lower than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$69,411

    17% Lower than other industries

Financial Services

Top paying companies in Financial Services for Desktop Administrator are Wells Fargo, Ryan, LLC, and BECU.

Wells FargoWells Fargo$98,096/yr
Ryan, LLCRyan, LLC$93,410/yr
BECUBECU$83,284/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

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IT Administrator

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$6,019

/hr

$19 | $6K

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IT Administrator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$68,800

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$67K | $2K

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Sales Support Administrator

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$22

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IT Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$24

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IT Administrator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$73,000

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IT Administrator

United States of America

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$73,000

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United States of America

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$20

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United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$23

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Desktop Administrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Desktop Administrator is $60,758 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Desktop Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Desktop Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Desktop Administrator in United States is $87,427 per year.

The lowest salary for a Desktop Administrator in United States is $42,224 per year.

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