Help Desk Specialist salary in the United States

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How much do Help Desk Specialists make?
The average total salary for a Help Desk Specialist is $40,500 per year. This is based on data from 948 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Help Desk Specialist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Help Desk Specialist salary can vary between $19,500 to $70,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Help Desk Specialist demographics in United States

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70% are single
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30% are married
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27% have kids
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31% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Help Desk Specialists in United States

948 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a help desk specialist in the United States is $40,500 per year. Help desk specialist salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $70,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 948 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as help desk specialist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for help desk specialists in the United States: Boston Metro Area, MA ($55,500 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($51,000 a year), and Minneapolis Metro Area, MN ($50,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.