Desktop Support Specialist Salary in District of Columbia - District Average

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Desktop Support Specialist in District of Columbia - District Average

The average salary of a(n) Desktop Support Specialist in District of Columbia - District Average is $94,812.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Desktop Support Specialist in District of Columbia - District Average is $45.58.

The average bonus of a(n) Desktop Support Specialist in District of Columbia - District Average is $3,641.00.

Job Description:

Coordinates and assigns work projects, such as converting to new hardware or software, and provides other technical support to employees in information processing departments. Evaluates work load and capacity of computer system to determine feasibility of expanding or enhancing computer operations. Recommends improvements in computer system. Reviews completed projects or computer programs to ensure that goals are met and that programs are compatible with other programs already in use. Trains workers in use of new software or hardware. Excludes paraprofessional positions. Develops work goals and department projects. Designates staff assignments, establishes work priorities, and evaluates cost and time requirements. Reviews and tests programs written by programmer analysts or computer programmers to ensure that programs meet objectives and specifications. Consults with quality assurance analysts to ensure that program follows establishment standards. Modifies, tests, and corrects existing programs. Evaluates and tests vendor-supplied software packages for mainframe computer or microcomputers to determine compatibility with existing system, ease of use, and if software meets user needs. Enters commands into computer to place programs in production status. Inactivates, individually or in combination with, each component of computer system, such as central processing unit, tape drives, and mainframe coolers. Tests computer system to determine criticality of component loss. Prioritizes importance of components and writes recommendations for recovering losses and using backup equipment. Assists user to resolve computer-related problems, such as inoperative hardware or software. Trains workers in use of new software or hardware. Reads technical journals or manuals and attends vendor seminars to learn about new computer hardware and software. Writes project reports and documentation for new or modified software and hardware. Less

Coordinates and assigns work projects, such as converting to new hardware or software, and provides other technical support to employees in information processing departments. Evaluates work load and capacity of computer system to determine feasibility of expanding or enhancing computer... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Desktop Support Specialist?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in District of Columbia - District Average

View Salaries for Desktop Support Specialist in Other Cities in District of Columbia - District Average

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Desktop Support Specialist in District of Columbia - District Average

Technical Support Specialist (Part-time) - College Park, MD

American Physical Society

Support laptop and desktop hardware/software, shared printers, and audiovisual set ups for meetings. There will be opportunities to work additional hours for...

View job on Indeed.com

Help Desk Support Services Specialist - Jr. - Arlington, VA

Link Solutions, Inc

Provide user support in the areas of email, directory & network services, and Windows desktop applications; Skilled in all aspects or typical helpdesk support...

View job on Indeed.com

Desktop Support - Arlington, VA

Soliel LLC

Help Desk Support Specialist. Soliel is currently hiring for an Help Desk Support Specialist that can solve both hardware and software problems, diagnose and...

View job on Indeed.com

Help Desk Technical Support II - Washington, DC

National Capitol Contracting (NCC)

Assists end-users and IT specialists by phone and email with first-level technical support; Performs research and resolution support independently....

View job on Indeed.com

Junior Systems Operations Specialist - Washington, DC

Investment Company Institute

Serving as primary contact for mobile device support; Additional responsibilities include participating in desktop maintenance, replacement, rebuilding and...

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x