Average Help Desk Specialist with Customer Service Skills Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $49,736.00/year

The average annual salary of Help Desk Specialist is $49,736.00


The starting salary of Help Desk Specialist is between $33,354.00 and $39,240.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $68,040.00 and $78,246.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $26.41/hour

The average hourly pay of Help Desk Specialist is $26.41.


The maximum hourly wage is between $28.60 and $33.00.

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Bonus Range: Tooltip
$0.00 - $3,210.00
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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $49,736.00
  • Hourly Pay : $26.41
  • Weekly Pay : $894.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $1,788.00
  • Monthly Salary : $3,874.00

Help Desk Specialist Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Help Desk Specialist. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Help Desk Specialist compared to female. Their involvement is 69% while of female is only 31%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Help Desk Specialist salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Help Desk Specialist having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around $45,891.59.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Help Desk Specialist salary would increase again to a total of $52,221.75, adding $6,330.16 from the last salary increase.

Prominent Skills Affecting Help Desk Specialist Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Help Desk Specialist's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Help Desk Specialist when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Help Desk Specialist is Windows Operating System General Use which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 9% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Windows Operating System General Use.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Help Desk / Desktop Support with 1%. It can be said that Help Desk / Desktop Support skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Help Desk Specialist. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $47,249.00 whereas the highest earning is $53,218.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Mid Carrer person will earn the maximum salary of $53,218.00 at 7%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 5% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 7% more than the average salary.

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