How much does a Desktop Support Technician make in the United States?

6.2k salaries reported, updated at September 18, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a desktop support technician is $20.49 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Gym membership
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Referral program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for desktop support technicians

Most recommended certification


The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 0.00% since 2018. Desktop Support Technicians with this certification earn +51.46% more than the average base salary, which is $20.49 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20128increase by 8
20136decrease by 25.00%
20148increase by 33.33%
201520increase by 150.00%
201642increase by 110.00%
201792increase by 119.05%
201860decrease by 34.78%
201960decrease by 0.00%

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Most common benefits for Desktop Support Technicians

  • Gym membership
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Referral program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid sick time
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49% of Desktop support technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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