Applications and Support Engineer Salary

Applications and Support Engineers in the United States can expect wages of $69K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Applications and Support Engineers stretch from $48K on the lower end to $101K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Applications and Support Engineers (85 percent) survey respondents are men. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Applications and Support Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,768 - $97,816
$49K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $68,678
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$19.77 - $38.51
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$0$100K
Salary $48,768 - $97,816
Bonus $493.16 - $10,027
Profit Sharing $193.92 - $8,292
Total Pay (?
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$48,438 - $100,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 236
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $19.77 - $38.51
Overtime $29.70 - $56.62
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $493.16 - $10,027
Profit Sharing $193.92 - $8,292
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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$48,438 - $100,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Applications and Support Engineer


Applications and Support Engineers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Matlab and UNIX are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include HTML, Microsoft SQL Server, and Java. Most people who know Product Support also know Microsoft SQL Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications and Support Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Applications and Support Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Applications and Support Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 141 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Applications and Support Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Applications and Support Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 55 salaries. An Applications and Support Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 21 salaries.

Applications and Support Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Applications and Support Engineer?

Applications and Support Engineer in Conshohocken:
"Applications and Support Engineer: A career reviewed."
Pros: Being an Applications and Support Engineer can be challenging, but for those who thrive on being technically savvy, troubleshooting, and learning will prosper in this field. These are the qualities a most enjoy about this position. Any given support incident can lead to further understanding of any given technology; this information is typically highly transferrable.
Cons: Typically this job comes packaged with a lot of pressure to complete difficult tasks as fast as possible as well as a lot of scrutiny into approaches to resolve an issue.

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Key Stats for Applications and Support Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Applications and Support Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

▲30%

▲10%

National Average
$69,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Applications and Support Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲26%

UNIX
▲11%

National Average
$69,000

Python
▼4%


▼5%

JavaScript
▼5%

Engineering Design
▼5%

SQL
▼6%

Java
▼13%


HTML
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%
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