Applications and Support Engineer Salary

For Applications and Support Engineers, yearly average wages total $69K annually. The range in cash compensation to Applications and Support Engineers ($45K to $97K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority (87 percent) of Applications and Support Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Applications and Support Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,756 - $95,912
(Median)
$47K
$69K
$96K
MEDIAN: $68,635
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50%
90%

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$15.51 - $38.51
(Median)
$16
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,756 - $95,912  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,155  
Commission
$1,977 - $10,000  
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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$44,823 - $97,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 367
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.51 - $38.51  
   
Overtime
$20.84 - $48.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
Commission
$1,977 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,155  
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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$44,823 - $97,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Applications and Support Engineer

An applications support engineer works with other members of an organization to ensure a satisfactory end-user experience for individuals using proprietary software.

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Applications and Support Engineer Tasks

  • Field questions pertaining to user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware and then present solutions.
  • Enter commands and verify proper system operation through observation to detect errors.
  • Monitor the day to day performance of computers and computer systems.

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Popular Skills for Applications and Support Engineer


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Java, Linux, UNIX, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 13 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Engineering Design and Product Support. Most people familiar with Product Support also know Microsoft SQL Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications and Support Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $60K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $74K. Applications and Support Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $82K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $73K on average.

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Experience Affects Applications and Support Engineer Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Applications and Support Engineer Salaries

Java
up arrow 13%

UNIX
up arrow 9%

Linux
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 5%

National Average
$69,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%


Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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