Applications Support Lead Salary

The average Applications Support Lead in the United States earns approximately $81K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Applications Support Leads report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of Applications Support Leads (66 percent) who took the survey are men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,666 - $111,692
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$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,333
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$16.49 - $57.30
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$57
MEDIAN: $29.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,666 - $111,692  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $11,012  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$47,673 - $114,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.49 - $57.30  
   
Overtime
$40.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$491.32 - $11,012  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$47,673 - $114,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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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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

Pay by Experience for an Applications Support Lead has a positive trend. An entry-level Applications Support Lead with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Applications Support Lead with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Applications Support Lead which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 36 salaries. An Applications Support Lead with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Applications Support Lead

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Applications Support Lead Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Late-Career
▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Applications Support Lead Salaries

Production Support
▲20%

SQL
▲8%

UNIX
▲7%

Project Management
▲2%

National Average
$82,000

Linux
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 9%
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