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Desktop support technician salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$22.22
Average $22.22
Low $15.07
High $32.77
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a desktop support technician is $22.22 per hour in the United States. 11.9k salaries reported, updated at September 14, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Desktop Support Technicians in United States

  1. Leidos
    3.7star
    1,353 reviews5 salaries reported
    $35.31per hour
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Highest paying cities for Desktop Support Technicians near United States

  1. Boston, MA
    $26.78 per hour
    162 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $25.38 per hour
    377 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $24.07 per hour
    71 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $23.63 per hour
    81 salaries reported
  2. Irving, TX
    $23.10 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $22.42 per hour
    180 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $22.05 per hour
    114 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $21.59 per hour
    118 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $21.45 per hour
    57 salaries reported
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Where can a Desktop Support Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Desktop Support Technicians

Most recommended certification

CCNP

(earn +51.46% more)

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 $22.22 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%

Top companies hiring Desktop Support Technicians with the recommended certification

Zodiac.Solutions
United Business Solutions Inc
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Top schools offering CCNP

CCIEin8Weeks

NetCom Learning

18 reviews
Top skills
Bloomberg
+35.70%salary
Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree
+16.09%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
20 jobs30
184 jobs238
8 jobs9
60 jobs71
19 jobs26
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Most common benefits for Desktop Support Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 4,067 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

IT Support

30,657 job openings

Average $22.10 per hour

Technical Support Specialist

10,331 job openings

Average $18.79 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Desktop Support Technician

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