Application Support Analyst Salary

Pay for Application Support Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $57K annually. In the world of Application Support Analysts, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $40K and $85K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men working as Application Support Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 59 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,444 - $83,017

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$16.19 - $37.34

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,444 - $83,017  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
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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$40,452 - $84,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 841
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.19 - $37.34  
   
Overtime
$22.68 - $49.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
   
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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$40,452 - $84,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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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 who transition into a Senior Systems Analyst role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $81K 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 $10K and $4K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Application Support Analyst


Application Support Analysts seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Epic Systems, Oracle SQL Developer, Java, and UNIX are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. The majority of those who know 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.


Application Support Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $51K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $65K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $71K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Application Support Analysts, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Application Support Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Columbus (+40 percent), New York (+27 percent), Denver (+14 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). St. Louis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Workers in Indianapolis and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (14 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

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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 12%

Oracle SQL Developer
up arrow 11%

Java
up arrow 10%


up arrow 8%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 4%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

National Average
$56,000


Customer Service
up arrow 5%



Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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