Applications Systems and Program Manager Salary

Wages for Applications Systems and Program Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($102K) per year. In the world of Applications Systems and Program Managers, overall income ranges from $58K near the bottom to $152K at the top; this can include more than $18K from bonuses and more than $49K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Applications Systems and Program Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Applications Systems and Program Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$58,246 - $136,367
$58K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,319
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$40.57 - $120.00
$88
MEDIAN: $88.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$58,246 - $136,367  
   
Bonus
$206.08 - $17,617  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $49,132  
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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$57,813 - $151,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$88.44  
   
Overtime
$34.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$206.08 - $17,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $49,132  
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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$57,813 - $151,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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 may see a hefty downturn in earnings if they take top-notch roles like Information Technology Manager. The average pay for an Information Technology Manager is $78K.

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Popular Skills for Applications Systems and Program Manager


Applications Systems and Program Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL. Most people skilled in Microsoft Office are similarly competent in 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
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Applications Systems and Program Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$109,000

▼9%

▼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
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 6%
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