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How much does a Help Desk Technician make?

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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Employer Size

Experience

$42,169 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,895 salaries

$30K

Low

$42K

Average

$59K

High

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How much does a Help Desk Technician make? The national average salary for a Help Desk Technician is $42,169 in United States. Filter by location to see Help Desk Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,895 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Help Desk Technician employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Helpdesk Technician?

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What are some related job titles for a Help Desk Technician?

Desktop Support

$53,108

per year

Desktop Support Technician

$49,886

per year

Entry Level Help Desk

$42,367

per year

Help Desk Support Technician

$44,652

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Helpdesk Technician in United States of America

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/hr

7 days ago by a Helpdesk Technician with 7 to 9 years of experience

$49,880

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Helpdesk Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Help Desk Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$35,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Desktop Support with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Help Desk Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Helpdesk Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,964

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Desktop Support with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Helpdesk Specialist with more than 15 years of experience

$24,673

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$500/yr

8 days ago by a Help Desk Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$11

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a IT Help Desk Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

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What is the average pay for a Help Desk Technician at different companies?

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Stefanini
3.7

Stefanini

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $23

$12

$23

$12 - $23 Range

CompuCom
3.2

CompuCom

Help Desk Technician

$38,939

 /yr
Range: $32K - $55K

$32K

$55K

$31,953 - $55,176 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

General Dynamics Information Technology

Help Desk Technician

$55,655

 /yr
Range: $38K - $86K

$38K

$86K

$38,120 - $85,815 Range

Apex Systems
3.8

Apex Systems

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $28

$13

$28

$13 - $28 Range

SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Help Desk Technician

$48,467

 /yr
Range: $30K - $74K

$30K

$74K

$30,224 - $73,953 Range

TEKsystems
4

TEKsystems

Help Desk Technician - Hourly Contractor

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $28

$14

$28

$14 - $28 Range

TEKsystems
4

TEKsystems

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $42

$16

$42

$16 - $42 Range

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Continuum
3.6

Continuum

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

Dell Technologies
4.3

Dell Technologies

Help Desk Technician

$47,192

 /yr
Range: $29K - $54K

$29K

$54K

$29,284 - $54,227 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Help Desk Technician

$58,325

 /yr
Range: $34K - $74K

$34K

$74K

$34,388 - $74,487 Range

Unisys
3.7

Unisys

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $29

$13

$29

$13 - $29 Range

Insight Global
3.9

Insight Global

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

Insight Global
3.9

Insight Global

Help Desk Technician - Hourly Contractor

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $33

$15

$33

$15 - $33 Range

Ellucian
3.9

Ellucian

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $38

$11

$38

$11 - $38 Range

ConnectWise
3.9

ConnectWise

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

Atos
3.6

Atos

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Xerox
3.3

Xerox

Help Desk Technician

$46,180

 /yr
Range: $40K - $50K

$40K

$50K

$40,143 - $49,913 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4.1

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Help Desk Technician

$57,367

 /yr
Range: $31K - $64K

$31K

$64K

$30,587 - $63,941 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Help Desk Technician

$47,453

 /yr
Range: $28K - $294K

$28K

$294K

$27,907 - $294,313 Range

DXC Technology
3.4

DXC Technology

Help Desk Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Help Desk Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Help Desk Technician is $42,169 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Help Desk Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2895 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Help Desk Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Help Desk Technician in United States is $59,468 per year.

The lowest salary for a Help Desk Technician in United States is $29,903 per year.

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