Applications Support Leads in the United States can expect wages of $81K per year on average. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Applications Support Leads (67 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$48,125 - $113,487
$48K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,348
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50%
90%

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$17.61 - $53.05
$18
$29
$53
MEDIAN: $28.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,125 - $113,487  
   
Bonus
$507 - $15,101  
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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$46,126 - $114,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.61 - $53.05  
   
Overtime
$40.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $15,101  
   
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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$46,126 - $114,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Applications Support Lead

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

Common Career Paths for Applications Support Lead


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Applications Support Leads who go on to become Information Technology Project Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Information Technology Project Manager, an upper-level role, pays $86K.

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $62K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $87K. Applications Support Leads bring in $95K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Applications Support Leads with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $88K.

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Key Stats for Applications Support Lead

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Applications Support Lead Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%


National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Applications Support Lead Salaries

Production Support
up arrow 20%

SQL
up arrow 9%

UNIX
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$82,000

Linux
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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