Application Support Analyst Salary

Application Support Analysts in the United States take home approximately $60K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Application Support Analysts bottoms out near $41K and approaches $88K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $7K from bonuses and almost $9K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the particular firm, followed by geography and experience level. The majority of Application Support Analysts (60 percent) survey respondents are male. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$42,812 - $88,766
$43K
$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $60,480
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50%
90%

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$16.46 - $35.17
$16
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$35
MEDIAN: $24.42
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$0$89K
Salary $42,812 - $88,766
Bonus $0.00 - $7,143
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,900
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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$40,924 - $89,941
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 787
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $16.46 - $35.17
Overtime $22.25 - $52.88
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,143
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,900
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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$40,924 - $89,941
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 203

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Job Description for Application Support Analyst

Application support analysts assist users of computer and mobile applications. They must be able to think creatively in order to implement improvements, and they may also be involved in installing new software and making updates. Software must be tested prior to being implemented and then re-tested periodically.

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Application Support Analyst Tasks

  • Lead teams and projects to resolve complex technical issues.
  • Protect and insure the stability of the operational systems as well as maintain the integrity of the data they contain.
  • Proactively suggest ways of improving system stability, availability, performance and reliability.
  • Assess, coordinate and review all issues and impacts associated with applications support and business processes.
  • Work independently on escalated issues.

Common Career Paths for Application Support Analyst


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Application Support Analysts who transition into a Senior Business Analyst role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $85K per year. Application Support Analysts most often move into positions as IT Business Analysts or Applications Systems Analysts; those groups report median salaries that are $8K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

Application Support Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Application Support Analyst


Although J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $85K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $38K to $111K.

Popular Skills for Application Support Analyst


Survey results imply that Application Support Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in UNIX, Java, Epic Systems, and Oracle SQL Developer are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Analysis, Systems Troubleshooting, and Electronic Medical Records. Those proficient in Information Technology Support are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Application Support Analyst

Pay by Experience for an Application Support Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Application Support Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 544 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Application Support Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 308 salaries. An experienced Application Support Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 200 salaries. An Application Support Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

22%

18%

15%

14%

10%

8%

-4%

-10%

National Average: $59,232

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Application Support Analysts that is 26 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Application Support Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+24 percent), Boston (+20 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). Minneapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Dallas (12 percent lower) and Louisville (9 percent lower).

Application Support Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Application Support Analyst?

Application Support Analyst in San Diego:
"Low stress level."
Pros: I'm underworked, so there is a lot of time to learn new skills or work on side projects.
Cons: The work we do is extremely repetitive and boring.

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Key Stats for Application Support Analyst

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Application Support Analyst Salaries

▲22%

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$59,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Application Support Analyst Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

Epic Systems
▲8%



SQL
▼0%

National Average
$59,000


Microsoft SQL Server
▼2%

Troubleshooting
▼3%




Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼8%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼16%

Data Analysis
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%
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