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Director of Applications Salary

Director of Applicationss in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $137K annually. Total cash compensation to Director of Applicationss bottoms out near $83K and approaches $186K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $31K from bonuses and almost $45K from profit sharing. Career length 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. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Director of Applicationss greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$82,155 - $159,389
MEDIAN: $127,382

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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.
$82,155 - $159,389  
$2,980 - $30,800  
Profit Sharing
$1,812 - $44,698  
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).
$82,558 - $185,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Job Description for Director of Applications

  • Direct project planning and execution, prioritize projects, and coordinate personnel and resources.
  • Lead the application development department, oversee budgeting, strategic planning, and daily operations.
  • Develop strategies for creating and integrating new applications and increasing the sharing of information across systems.
  • Work with departments to determine technology needs and design solutions.

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Popular Skills for Director of Applications

Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Director of Applicationss who took the survey. Those who have experience with Project Management, Microsoft Office, and SQL can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL and Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office and Project Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Applications

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Director of Applicationss. The average beginner in this position makes around $87K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $128K. On average, Director of Applicationss make $145K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $155K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Director of Applications Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Director of Applications Salaries

Project Management
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National Average

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 5%