Applications Support Lead Salary

The average Applications Support Lead in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $78K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Applications Support Leads report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Applications Support Leads greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,769 - $116,748

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$16.26 - $39.48

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,769 - $116,748  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$2,850 - $6,900  
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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$42,442 - $115,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.26 - $39.48  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,850 - $6,900  
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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$42,442 - $115,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Applications Support Lead

  • Create and maintain production support run documents for each application.
  • Manage incident ticket queues to respond and independently resolve application and environmental issues.
  • Mentor junior team members.
  • Defining standards and processes for incident resolution.
  • Support capacity planning and application monitoring initiatives.

Common Career Paths for Applications Support Lead


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Many Applications Support Leads move into Information Technology Project Manager roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $86K per year.

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Applications Support Leads who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. SQL and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Microsoft Office, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Support Lead

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average beginner in this position makes around $60K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $76K. On average, Applications Support Leads make $86K following one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $100K on average.

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Experience Affects Applications Support Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Applications Support Lead Salaries

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 2%
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