Application Support Analyst Salary

Median pay for Application Support Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $60K per year. Total cash compensation to Application Support Analysts approaches anywhere from $41K on the lower end to $88K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the specific employer, followed by the particular city and years of experience. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Application Support Analysts. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$42,903 - $87,596
$43K
$60K
$88K
MEDIAN: $59,887
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$16.31 - $34.63
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$0$87K
Salary $42,903 - $87,596
Bonus $0.00 - $7,070
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,900
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,048 - $87,856
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 758
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $16.31 - $34.63
Overtime $22.42 - $52.09
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,070
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,900
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,048 - $87,856
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 207

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Job Description for Application Support Analyst

Application support analysts assist users of computer and mobile applications. They must be able to think creatively in order to implement improvements, and they may also be involved in installing new software and making updates. Software must be tested prior to being implemented and then re-tested periodically.

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Application Support Analyst Tasks

  • Lead teams and projects to resolve complex technical issues.
  • Protect and insure the stability of the operational systems as well as maintain the integrity of the data they contain.
  • Proactively suggest ways of improving system stability, availability, performance and reliability.
  • Assess, coordinate and review all issues and impacts associated with applications support and business processes.
  • Work independently on escalated issues.

Common Career Paths for Application Support Analyst


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Application Support Analysts who transition into a Senior Business Analyst role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $85K per year. It is quite typical for Application Support Analysts to transition into roles as IT Business Analysts or Applications Systems Analysts, where reported median earnings are $9K and $2K higher per year.

Application Support Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Application Support Analyst


Although J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) leads the field in pay with a median salary of $85K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $38K on the low end all the way up to $111K at the top.

Popular Skills for Application Support Analyst


Application Support Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in UNIX, Java, Epic Systems, and Oracle SQL Developer are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 14 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Analysis, Systems Troubleshooting, and Electronic Medical Records. Most people who know Information Technology Support also know Microsoft Excel and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Application Support Analyst

Pay by Experience for an Application Support Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Application Support Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 544 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Application Support Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 308 salaries. An experienced Application Support Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 200 salaries. An Application Support Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

26%

24%

20%

17%

16%

12%

10%

-3%

National Average: $58,353

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Application Support Analysts, 26 percent higher than the national average. Application Support Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+24 percent), Boston (+20 percent), Atlanta (+17 percent), and Houston (+16 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (12 percent less) and Louisville (8 percent less).

Application Support Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Application Support Analyst?

Application Support Analyst in San Diego:
"Low stress level."
Pros: I'm underworked, so there is a lot of time to learn new skills or work on side projects.
Cons: The work we do is extremely repetitive and boring.

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Key Stats for Application Support Analyst

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Application Support Analyst Salaries

▲24%

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
$58,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Application Support Analyst Salaries

▲14%

▲10%

Epic Systems
▲9%



SQL
▲1%


National Average
$58,000

Troubleshooting
▼1%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼1%




Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼7%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼14%

Data Analysis
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%
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