How much does an IT Service Desk Specialist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an IT Service Desk Specialist in the United States is $23 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $20 and $27. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Help Desk Specialist performs technical, operational, and training support to users of personal ... Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader ...
Appcast Agency - 7 days ago
TekSynap - Springfield , VA
We are seeking a Mid Level Helpdesk Support Specialist to support NGA EMCSS. TekSynap is a fast ... Coordinate w/ IT service providers and communicate outages & plans for recovery + Provide technical ... - 18 days ago
Leidos - Arlington , VA
The Help Desk Support Specialist will provide Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) aligned service desk support services for an organization comprised mostly of a Microsoft Enterprise ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 43 days ago
Deliver comprehensive, end-to-end customer IT support to include transitioning, operating ... Excellent customer service skills. * Excellent communication skills. * Excellent troubleshooting ... - 35 days ago
TAD PGS, Inc. - Quantico , VA
We have an outstanding career opportunity for an Mid IT Specialist to join a leading Company ... service requests and provide prompt technical solutions. + Conduct IT audits as assigned, in ... - 39 days ago
RSCY Consultants, LLC - Quantico , VA
Position Help Desk Specialist Location Quantico, VA Clearance DoD Secret Eligibility for TSSCI Rate ... Basic position responsibilities The IT technician will provide phone and in-person support. The ... - 14 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of IT Service Desk Specialist in the United States. The average hourly rate for IT Service Desk Specialist ranges from $20 to $27 with the average hourly pay of $23. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $21 to $28 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $24.

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