Application Support Specialist Salary (United States)

An Application Support Specialist earns an average salary of $52,139 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Systems Troubleshooting. 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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$37,040 - $80,452
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52K
67K
80K
MEDIAN: $52,139
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Application Support Specialist Total Pay (?
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$13.87 - $26.99
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,040 - $80,452  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,279  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $3,500  
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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$34,125 - $80,466  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 817
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.87 - $26.99  
   
Overtime
$20.85 - $45.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,279  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $3,500  
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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$34,125 - $80,466  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 817
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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

Fort Worth
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Richmond
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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Boston
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Chicago
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National Average
$51,000
Dallas
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St. Louis
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Portland
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Application Support Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 16%
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
Software Knowledge
0%
National Average
$51,000
Product Support
up arrow 1%
Applications
up arrow 4%
Training
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
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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