Application Support Analyst Salary

Median pay for Application Support Analysts in the United States is around $57K annually. Total incomes of Application Support Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $40K and $84K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of Application Support Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Application Support Analysts (58 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,202 - $82,762
(Median)
$41K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,562
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$16.04 - $36.68
(Median)
$16
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,202 - $82,762  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,209  
Profit Sharing
$489.86 - $7,891  
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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$40,284 - $84,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 824
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $36.68  
   
Overtime
$22.88 - $48.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,209  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.86 - $7,891  
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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$40,284 - $84,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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Job Description for Application Support Analyst

  • Assess, coordinate and review all issues and impacts associated with applications support and business processes.
  • Work independently on escalated issues.
  • Proactively suggest ways of improving system stability, availability, performance and reliability.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Application Support Analyst


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For Application Support Analysts, progressing to a Senior Systems Analyst role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Systems Analyst can earn $81K annually. The most common next step for an Application Support Analyst is to become an IT Business Analyst or an Applications Systems Analyst. The former position pays an additional $10K per year on average, and the latter position pays $4K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Application Support Analyst


Survey takers working as Application Support Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Epic Systems, Java, Oracle SQL Developer, and UNIX are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 13 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Application Support Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Application Support Analysts, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $50K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $60K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $70K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Application Support Analysts in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. Application Support Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Columbus (+41 percent), Washington (+28 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Denver (+15 percent). In Indianapolis, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Application Support Analyst Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Application Support Analyst Salaries

Epic Systems
up arrow 13%

Oracle SQL Developer
up arrow 11%

Java
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up arrow 7%

Software Knowledge
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Project Management
up arrow 4%

Information Technology (IT) Support
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

National Average
$56,000

Troubleshooting
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Customer Service
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 9%
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