Senior Applications Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Applications Engineer is $92,168 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Customer Relations, Project Management, and Technical Sales.
Senior Applications Engineer Total Pay (?
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$69,626 - $117,066
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$69,626 - $117,066  
   
Bonus
$498.33 - $14,887  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,820  
Commission
$10,500 - $52,600  
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$71,682 - $126,065  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Jose
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Houston
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San Diego
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National Average
$96,000
Boston
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Experience Affects Senior Applications Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$96,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Applications Engineer Salaries

Customer Relations
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Project Management
up arrow 12%
Technical Sales
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Product Development
up arrow 9%
Engineering Design
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Software Development
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National Average
$96,000
Java
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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