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Mid-Career Applications Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Applications Engineers take home approximately $72K annually on average. With bonuses occasionally running north of $10K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $13K, and a few commissions as high as $23K, total income for Mid-Career Applications Engineers can range between $56K and $103K according to individual performance. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Applications Engineers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$54,603 - $96,961
(Median)
$55K
$72K
$97K
MEDIAN: $72,494
10%
50%
90%

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$19.31 - $48.48
(Median)
$19
$29
$48
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,603 - $96,961  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $10,283  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $12,868  
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
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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$55,629 - $102,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 836
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.31 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$27.82 - $43.73  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.00 - $10,283  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $12,868  
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).
)
$55,629 - $102,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Applications Engineers in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Applications Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+27 percent), Seattle (+21 percent), Santa Clara (+18 percent), and Austin (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Los Angeles, 9 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Troy and Phoenix (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Applications Engineer Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 9%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Sales Engineering
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Technical Sales
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$75,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Production Support
up arrow 5%

SolidWorks
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 6%