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Help Desk Operator Salary

How much does a Help Desk Operator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Help Desk Operator

$82,345 (USD)/yr

$40 (USD)/hr

$3,022 (USD)/yr

$81,285 (USD)/yr

$39 (USD)/hr

$3,022 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems. Excludes “Network and Computer Systems Administrators” (15-1142).
The average help desk operator salary in United States is $82,345 or an equivalent hourly rate of $40. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,022. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$58,388 (USD)

$101,949 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$95,460 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Help Desk Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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