Desktop Support Specialist

Desktop Support Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$54,000
Median 50%
$80,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NTT Data International
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a desktop support specialist make?
As a Desktop Support Specialist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $54,246 per year or $26.08 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $80,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Desktop Support Specialists. Some of the states with the best Desktop Support Specialist salaries are Washington, District of Columbia, Oregon, New Jersey, and Delaware. The typical employment in the position spans 2.5 years.

Average Desktop Support Specialist Salary By Location

As a Desktop Support Specialist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $54,246 per year or $26.08 per hour. Washington, DC reports the highest Desktop Support Specialist salaries at $71,258 per year. The average starting salary in Washington, DC for Desktop Support Specialists is $46,000. Washington, District of Columbia, Oregon, New Jersey, and Delaware are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are New Hampshire, South Dakota, New Mexico, Arkansas, and Maine.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$71,258
2
San Francisco, CA
$71,185
3
Hillsboro, OR
$69,094
4
Alexandria, VA
$63,163
5
Bridgewater, NJ
$62,838

Average Desktop Support Specialist Salary By Company

Desktop Support Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Desktop Support Specialists are Professional companies and Technology companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Desktop Support Specialists are NTT Data International and BANC of California National Assoc. In addition, companies like Carlson's Appliances and AMS report highly competitive salaries for Desktop Support Specialists.

Average Desktop Support Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Desktop Support Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Technology companies, and Professional companies pay their Desktop Support Specialists well. Manufacturing companies pay Desktop Support Specialists an average salary of $57,360, Technology companies pay $56,770, and Professional companys come in at $55,343. The average salary for Desktop Support Specialists in the Media industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $46,830.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$57,360
2
Technology
$56,770
3
Professional
$55,343
4
Finance
$54,202
5
Internet
$53,463

Recently Added Desktop Support Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Montana State University
Desktop Support Specialist
01/29/2020
$36,919
Randstad
Desktop Support Specialist
01/25/2020
$83,480
University of Michigan
Desktop Support Specialist
01/17/2020
$35,000
GTN Technical Staffing
Desktop Support Specialist
01/16/2020
$50,088
University of Texas at Austin
Desktop Support Specialist
01/08/2020
$43,000
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Desktop Support Specialist
12/31/2019
$41,740
Montana State University
Desktop Support Specialist
12/28/2019
$36,919
Robert Half
Desktop Support Specialist
12/16/2019
$52,175
Randstad
Desktop Support Specialist
12/13/2019
$45,914
Randstad
Desktop Support Specialist
12/06/2019
$36,001
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