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Mid-Career Applications Engineer Salary

An average Mid-Career Applications Engineer can expect to take home roughly $73K per year. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Applications Engineers range from $56K on the low end to $102K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $13K, respectively. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$54,677 - $96,951
(Median)
$55K
$73K
$97K
MEDIAN: $72,573
10%
50%
90%

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$19.40 - $48.18
(Median)
$19
$28
$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
$54,677 - $96,951  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $10,318  
Profit Sharing
$975 - $12,822  
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 - $102,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 830
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
$19.40 - $48.18  
   
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
$250.00 - $10,318  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$975 - $12,822  
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 - $102,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Applications Engineers, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Applications Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+30 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), Santa Clara (+17 percent), and Austin (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Los Angeles, which sits 8 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Minneapolis (8 percent lower) and Boston (7 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Applications Engineer Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 8%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Sales Engineering
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

Technical Sales
0%

National Average
$75,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Production Support
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%
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