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Application Support Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Application Support Specialist is $51,994 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Application Support Specialist Salary (?
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$37,254 - $80,418
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,993
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Application Support Specialist Salary (?
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$13.88 - $27.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,254 - $80,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,171  
Profit Sharing
$198.20 - $3,606  
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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$34,328 - $80,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 676
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.88 - $27.52  
   
Overtime
$18.20 - $44.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,171  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.20 - $3,606  
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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$34,328 - $80,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Job Description for Application Support Specialist

An application support specialist works in a company's information technology (IT) department to help end users with the operation and functionality of software applications purchased from their company. The specialist may work with individual end users or corporate accounts in professional applications.
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Application Support Specialist Tasks
  • Train users on specific applications and document creation.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair computer systems, including remote installations.
  • Provide expertise and technical knowledge about an application or suite of applications.
  • Answer queries and resolve issues with software applications, and escalate or close tickets as necessary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Application Support Specialist

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

Pay Difference By Location

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Richmond
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Houston
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Chicago
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Boston
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Denver
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Portland
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National Average
$51,000
Dallas
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St. Louis
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Seattle
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Austin
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Miami
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Orlando
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Application Support Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as an Application Support Specialist?
Application Support Specialist in Parker:
"Good Place, Slow Growth."
Pros: -Good location. -Good people (I think). -Job gives lots of free time.
Cons: -Job gives lots of free time, can be a pain to find things to do. I've practically automated my position away. -Lack of problems leads me to wanting to expand, but I'm "not allowed" to do so for unknown reasons. -Not sure if I'm being paid enough, and not sure I should be Full Time.

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Experience Affects Application Support Specialist Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Application Support Specialist Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
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SQL
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Software Knowledge
0%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$51,000
Microsoft Office
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Product Support
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%