How much does a Help Desk Technician make in the United States? The average Help Desk Technician salary in the United States is $45,506 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $40,706 and $51,006. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

The Help Desk Technician identifies, researches and resolves routine technical problems of low complexity. Provides support to end users for basic computer, application, system, device, access and hardware issues. Being a Help Desk Technician documents, tracks, and monitors the problem using applicable systems and tools. Responds to telephone, email and on line requests for technical support. In addition, Help Desk Technician may coordinate with other teams or departments to resolve user problems. May perform password re-sets for users. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Being a Help Desk Technician possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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