The average salary for an Experienced Applications Engineer is C$69,452 per year.

C$50,868 - C$97,211
MEDIAN: C$70,883
Salary C$50,868 - C$97,211
Bonus C$4,913
Profit Sharing C$6,700
Commission C$12,000
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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).
C$51,240 - C$97,444
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Applications Engineer

Applications engineers work in many different industries and create, implement and maintain computer applications and software tailored to an organization's or customer's needs. This can be done by either modifying current software or completely designing a new project. Application engineers' work environments are generally in an office setting with much of their time spent in front of a computer testing and writing software. They may also work with teams of other engineers that break apart a large task into smaller ones for easier manageability, and they will usually have a manager that they work under. The industries that employ application engineers range from healthcare and finance, to sales and marketing, so there are many types of career options for application engineers. Banks hire them to create online banking applications for their customers and mechanical industries can hire them to program large machines for production.


Applications Engineer Tasks

  • Support in the design, development and modification of computer applications and programs.
  • Write technical specifications to design or redesign computer solutions.
  • Participate in overall systems testing.

Applications Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$73,019

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Key Stats for Applications Engineer


18 %
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Applications Engineer Salaries

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


18 %
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 18%