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Application Support Analyst Salary

The average Application Support Analyst in the United States earns approximately $56K per year. Total incomes of Application Support Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $40K and $84K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men working as Application Support Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. For the most part, Application Support Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,939 - $82,164
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $55,983
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$15.69 - $36.82
(Median)
$16
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,939 - $82,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,088  
Profit Sharing
$490.84 - $6,787  
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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$39,886 - $83,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 816
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.69 - $36.82  
   
Overtime
$22.17 - $49.62  
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 - $6,088  
   
Profit Sharing
$490.84 - $6,787  
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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$39,886 - $83,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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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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Application Support Analysts may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Systems Analyst, where median compensation is $81K annually. Application Support Analysts most often move into positions as IT Business Analysts or Applications Systems Analysts; those groups report median salaries that are $11K higher and $5K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Application Support Analyst


Survey results imply that Application Support Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Software Knowledge, Epic Systems, Oracle SQL Developer, and Java are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 14 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Electronic Medical Records, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Information Technology (IT) Support and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Application Support Analyst

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


For many Application Support Analysts, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $60K. Application Support Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $65K. Application Support Analysts who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $69K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Application Support Analysts that is 46 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Application Support Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+42 percent), New York (+23 percent), Washington (+23 percent), and Denver (+15 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Pittsburgh Application Support Analysts earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Atlanta (15 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Application Support Analyst Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Application Support Analyst Salaries

Software Knowledge
up arrow 14%

Epic Systems
up arrow 14%

Oracle SQL Developer
up arrow 11%

Java
up arrow 11%


up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 2%

SQL
0%

National Average
$55,000

Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%



Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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