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Applications Support Lead Salary

Applications Support Leads in the United States pull down an average of $76K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. For the most part, Applications Support Leads enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Applications Support Leads greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$45,191 - $115,438
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$15.89 - $39.75
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,191 - $115,438  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,406  
Profit Sharing
$1,572 - $4,680  
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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$43,721 - $118,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.89 - $39.75  
   
Overtime
$27.73 - $48.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,406  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,572 - $4,680  
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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$43,721 - $118,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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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Typically, Applications Support Leads go on to take higher-end positions such as Information Technology Project Manager. Average pay for Information Technology Project Managers is $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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $72K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $58K. Applications Support Leads who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $87K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $110K.

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Experience Affects Applications Support Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 2%