Average Help Desk Technician with Systems Troubleshooting Skills Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $45,240.00/year

The average annual salary of Help Desk Technician is $45,240.00


The starting salary of Help Desk Technician is between $34,476.00 and $40,560.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $51,940.00 and $59,731.00.

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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $45,240.00
  • Weekly Pay : $837.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $1,673.00
  • Monthly Salary : $3,625.00

Help Desk Technician Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Help Desk Technician. 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 Technician compared to female. Their involvement is 82% while of female is only 18%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Help Desk Technician 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 Technician having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around $47,046.83.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Help Desk Technician salary would decrease to a total of $41,514.25, subtracting $5,532.58 from the last salary.

Prominent Skills Affecting Help Desk Technician Salary

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

The most vital skill expected of Help Desk Technician is Phone Support which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 17% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Phone Support.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking with 2%. It can be said that Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking 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 Technician. 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 $40,264.00 whereas the highest earning is $47,050.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Early Career person will earn the maximum salary of $47,050.00 at 4%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 4% more than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 11% less than the average salary.

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