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Applications Support Lead Salary

An average Applications Support Lead in the United States can expect to take home roughly $76K 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. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,364 - $118,135
(Median)
$44K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,851
10%
50%
90%

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$16.25 - $39.48
(Median)
$16
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,364 - $118,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,574  
Profit Sharing
$1,600 - $5,800  
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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$42,232 - $120,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.25 - $39.48  
   
Overtime
$27.73 - $48.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,574  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600 - $5,800  
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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$42,232 - $120,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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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A lot of Applications Support Leads move on to become Information Technology Project Managers, that group gets paid a slightly higher $86K on average.

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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $58K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $74K. Applications Support Leads bring in $87K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $100K.

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Experience Affects Applications Support Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 2%
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