An Application Support Specialist earns an average salary of $52,037 per year. A skill in Systems Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Application Support Specialist Total Pay (?
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$36,825 - $80,587
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52K
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81K
MEDIAN: $52,036
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Application Support Specialist Total Pay (?
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$13.64 - $27.19
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,825 - $80,587  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,522  
Profit Sharing
$196.78 - $2,936  
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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$33,999 - $80,474  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 753
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.64 - $27.19  
   
Overtime
$20.81 - $43.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,522  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.78 - $2,936  
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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$33,999 - $80,474  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 753
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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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Houston
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Boston
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Atlanta
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Seattle
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National Average
$51,000
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Dallas
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Miami
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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

Late-Career
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National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Application Support Specialist Salaries

SQL
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Software Knowledge
0%
National Average
$51,000
Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 160 votes.
Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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