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Applications and Support Engineer Salary

Pay for Applications and Support Engineers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $66K per year. Overall cash earnings of Applications and Support Engineers stretch from $45K near the bottom to $98K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority of Applications and Support Engineers (87 percent) who took the survey are men. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.
$45,775 - $95,712
(Median)
$46K
$66K
$96K
MEDIAN: $66,459
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$15.35 - $38.10
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,775 - $95,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,981  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,045  
Commission
$1,989 - $10,174  
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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$44,650 - $97,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 385
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.35 - $38.10  
   
Overtime
$21.73 - $52.50  
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 - $9,981  
   
Commission
$1,989 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,045  
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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$44,650 - $97,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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


Applications and Support Engineers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Java, Linux, UNIX, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 12 percent and 17 percent. Most people skilled in Microsoft SQL Server are similarly competent in Product Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications and Support Engineer

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $59K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $73K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $80K in this role. Applications and Support Engineers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $75K.

Applications and Support Engineer Advice

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Applications and Support Engineer in Milford:
"Customer Focus."
Must keep the customer happy first and foremost, the 1 man support role is dependent upon General Motors yearly renew of the on-site support contract. Must new and understand the products and SW that GM uses for daily vehicle ECU calibration.

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Experience Affects Applications and Support Engineer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Applications and Support Engineer Salaries

Java
up arrow 17%

Linux
up arrow 14%

UNIX
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

National Average
$67,000

Product Support
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 7%