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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

Average $22.22
Low $15.07
High $32.77
Non-cash benefit
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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

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Top companies for Desktop Support Technicians in United States

  1. Leidos
    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


(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

United Business Solutions Inc
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Top schools offering CCNP


NetCom Learning

18 reviews
Top skills
Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree

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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