Applications Support Leads in the United States can expect to earn an average of $78K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Applications Support Leads is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. More than half of Applications Support Leads (68 percent) survey respondents are men.

$48,847 - $107,845
(Median)
$49K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,744
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90%

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$19.02 - $53.05
(Median)
$19
$29
$53
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,847 - $107,845  
   
Bonus
$511 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$2,925  
Total Pay (?
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$46,057 - $110,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.02 - $53.05  
   
Overtime
$45.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$511 - $19,574  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,925  
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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$46,057 - $110,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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 an Information Technology Project Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Information Technology Project Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Applications Support Leads.

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Pay by Experience Level for Applications Support Lead

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $67K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $84K. Applications Support Leads who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $93K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $61K.

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Experience Affects Applications Support Lead Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%


National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Applications Support Lead Salaries

SQL
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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