How much does a Help Desk Technician make?

Updated Aug 1, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$41,408 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,722 salaries

$29K

Low

$41K

Average

$58K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Help Desk Technician is $41,408 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Help Desk Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2722 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Help Desk Technician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Helpdesk Technician$41,581 /yr
L3
Senior Helpdesk Technician$62,255 /yr
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$41,483

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$43,871

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CompuCom
3.1

CompuCom

Help Desk Technician

$37,536

 /yr
Range: $31K - $53K
39 salaries
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$31K

$53K

$30,802 - $53,187 Range

Stefanini
3.7

Stefanini

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $22

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.8

General Dynamics Information Technology

Help Desk Technician

$54,256

 /yr
Range: $37K - $83K

$37K

$83K

$36,746 - $82,722 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Help Desk Technician

$46,943

 /yr
Range: $29K - $58K

$29K

$58K

$29,400 - $57,580 Range

Continuum
3.6

Continuum

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $24

$14

$24

$14 - $24 Range

Apex Systems
3.8

Apex Systems

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $27

$12

$27

$12 - $27 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Help Desk Technician

$45,491

 /yr
Range: $28K - $52K

$28K

$52K

$28,229 - $52,273 Range

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TEKsystems
3.9

TEKsystems

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $40

$15

$40

$15 - $40 Range

Unisys
3.6

Unisys

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

TEKsystems
3.9

TEKsystems

Help Desk Technician - Hourly Contractor

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $34

$14

$34

$14 - $34 Range

Insight Global
4

Insight Global

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $24

$14

$24

$14 - $24 Range

Insight Global
4

Insight Global

Help Desk Technician - Hourly Contractor

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $32

$14

$32

$14 - $32 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Help Desk Technician

$57,016

 /yr
Range: $36K - $68K

$36K

$68K

$36,154 - $68,158 Range

Ellucian
4

Ellucian

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $36

$11

$36

$11 - $36 Range

Xerox
3.2

Xerox

Help Desk Technician

$44,516

 /yr
Range: $39K - $48K

$39K

$48K

$38,696 - $48,114 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Help Desk Technician

$55,300

 /yr
Range: $29K - $62K

$29K

$62K

$29,485 - $61,637 Range

Atos
3.5

Atos

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $21

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Help Desk Technician

$42,871

 /yr
Range: $27K - $284K

$27K

$284K

$26,901 - $283,707 Range

DXC Technology
3.3

DXC Technology

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $22

$13

$22

$13 - $22 Range

Asurion
3.6

Asurion

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Help Desk Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Help Desk Technician is $41,408 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Help Desk Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2722 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Help Desk Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Help Desk Technician in United States is $58,375 per year.

The lowest salary for a Help Desk Technician in United States is $29,373 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent help desk technician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$35,000
per year
An IT Help Desk Support in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Help Desk Technician in the Jesup, GA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Jesup, GA Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
An IT Help Desk in the Columbia, MO Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbia, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$57,000
per year
A Help Desk Administrator in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $57,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,000
per year
A Help Desk Technician in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
An IT Help Desk in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Help Desk in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees
$20
hourly
A Help Desk Technician in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Help Desk in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Help Desk Technician in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public