The average salary for a Senior Applications Engineer in Australia is AU$102,947.
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AU$71k - AU$142k
AU$2k - AU$21k
AU$73k - AU$146k
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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…Read more
Senior Applications Engineer Tasks
- Research, document, and act as subject matter expert on specified applications.
- Participate in design and improvement processes.
- Coordinate data across teams to create coherent products and communication with clients.
- Manage project schedules, including testing and delivery to customers.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Applications Engineer
A mid-career Senior Applications Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$104,964 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Senior Applications Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$113,059 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Applications Engineer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (0.5% less).
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