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Desktop Support Specialist Salary

$79,760 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$3,063

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for a Desktop Support Specialist is $79,760 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Desktop Support Specialist is between $56,556 and $98,749. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Desktop Support Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Coordinates and assigns work projects, such as converting to new hardware or software, and provides other technical support to employees in information processing departments.
  • Evaluates work load and capacity of computer system to determine feasibility of expanding or enhancing computer operations.
  • Recommends improvements in computer system.
  • Reviews completed projects or computer programs to ensure that goals are met and that programs are compatible with other programs already in use.
  • Trains workers in use of new software or hardware.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Desktop Support Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer User Support Specialists

Job family population: 630,700

Estimated population of Desktop Support Specialist jobs: 33,534

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$92,464
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Desktop Support Specialist Job Listings for United States

Level 1 Desktop Support Specialist
Oct 16
Santa Ana, CA, USA
Tricon American Homes
The Desktop Support Specialist supports Tricon American Homes end users. Reporting Relationships: This position reports directly to the IT Manger and works collaboratively with many constituents ...
Desktop Support Technician
Nov 15
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Verticalmove, Inc.
Desktop Support Specialist respond to new and/or ongoing technical issues that have not been resolved at the Service Desk. The Desktop Support Specialist is responsible for performing personal ...
Support Specialist/Desktop Engineer
Nov 15
Addison, TX, USA
ProEnlist
Deep understanding of desktop Windows operating system and 5+ years of troubleshooting and supporting it. * Deep understanding of desktop performance and troubleshooting using Windows Sysinternals ...
Desktop support
Nov 21
Columbia, MD, USA
A-Line Staffing Solutions
Senior IT Production Operations Specialist (797492) 02-Dec-2019 - 01-Apr-2020 · · Job Description ... to provide timely support and maintenance of their desktop computing environments and phone ...
IT Support Specialist
Nov 20
Bothell, WA, USA
Ventec Life Systems
We are in search of a dedicated IT Support Specialist who's enthusiastic, hardworking, and ... Use remote desktop connections to provide immediate support * Via email and chat applications you ...

The average pay for a Desktop Support Specialist is $79,760 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Desktop Support Specialist is between $56,556 and $98,749. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Desktop Support Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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