Applications Systems and Program Manager Salary

Applications Systems and Program Managers in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $102K annually. Final cash compensation to Applications Systems and Program Managers varies from around $59K to approximately $143K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $16K and $49K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of Applications Systems and Program Managers are male. The majority of Applications Systems and Program Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$59,419 - $136,367
$59K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,301
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50%
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Salary
$59,419 - $136,367  
   
Bonus
$989 - $15,781  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $49,132  
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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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$58,758 - $143,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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Job Description for Applications Systems and Program Manager

Applications systems and program managers are responsible for managing the development of programs and applications systems for their organization. They are in charge of planning requirements with internal and external clients and managing projects through their entire life cycle. Some of the applications systems and program manager's main responsibilities include managing project schedules, identifying risks, creating budgets, and ensuring effective communication among relevant teams. They also track engineering schedules and budgets, as well as allocate resources as needed.

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Applications Systems and Program Manager Tasks

  • Run complex projects/programs from design and development to production.
  • Plans and schedule project deliverables, goals and milestones.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Define resources and schedule for project/program implementation.
  • Define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment.

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Applications Systems and Program Managers' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Information Technology Manager. The typical income for an Information Technology Manager is $78K.

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Popular Skills for Applications Systems and Program Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL. Most people familiar with Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Systems and Program Manager

Pay by Experience for an Applications Systems and Program Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Applications Systems and Program Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Applications Systems and Program Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Applications Systems and Program Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 84 salaries. An Applications Systems and Program Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 33 salaries.

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Key Stats for Applications Systems and Program Manager

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Applications Systems and Program Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$109,000

▼8%

▼30%

Skills That Affect Applications Systems and Program Manager Salaries

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$109,000



SQL
▼10%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼15%

Microsoft Word
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 6%
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