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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Help Desk make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$61,909 / yrTotal Pay
$43,192 / yrBase Pay
$18,717 / yrAdditional Pay

$61,909

 / yr
$29K$277K
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The estimated total pay for a Help Desk is $61,909 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $43,192 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 $18,717 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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 / yr

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 / mo

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 / mo

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 / mo

$52,896

 / yr

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 / yr

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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.

Recent help desk Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Help Desk Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$51,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Help Desk Technician

United States of America

 | <1 year

$19

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
IT Help Desk Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$22

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Help Desk Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Help Desk Technician

United States of America

 | <1 year

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Help Desk Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Helpdesk Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$58,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Help Desk Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Help Desk pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Help Desk is $43,192 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Help Desk salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1294 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Help Desk employees.

The highest salary for a Help Desk in United States is $67,133 per year.

The lowest salary for a Help Desk in United States is $27,789 per year.

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