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Senior Applications Engineer Salary (United States)

A Senior Applications Engineer earns an average salary of $91,916 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Systems Engineering, Customer Relations, and Product Development.
Senior Applications Engineer Salary (?
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$69,996 - $115,675
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$69,996 - $115,675  
   
Bonus
$509 - $14,983  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,627  
Commission
$10,000 - $27,200  
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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$71,785 - $124,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 309
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Job Description for Senior Applications Engineer

Senior applications engineers are responsible for providing expert-level technical support for system protection and automation duties in their organization. They are in charge of handling engineering tasks related to machine functioning, and one of their main responsibilities includes the developing and testing of applications that satisfy product needs. They review material specifications, select products that meet cost requirements and customer needs, and make detailed technical presentations to customers and their management team that show advantages of using certain applications over the competition.
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Senior Applications Engineer Tasks
  • Coordinate data across teams to create coherent products and communication with clients.
  • Manage project schedules, including testing and delivery to customers.
  • Research, document, and act as subject matter expert on specified applications.
  • Participate in design and improvement processes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Applications Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Houston
up arrow 12%
San Diego
up arrow 7%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
Boston
0%
National Average
$96,000
Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Senior Applications Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$96,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Applications Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 21%
Customer Relations
up arrow 18%
Product Development
up arrow 11%
Technical Sales
up arrow 9%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Software Development
up arrow 3%
National Average
$96,000
Java
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%