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The average salary for an Application Support Specialist is $59,081.
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What Do Application Support Specialists Do?

Application Support Specialist Tasks
  • Provide expertise and technical knowledge about an application or suite of applications.
  • Answer queries and resolve issues with software applications, and escalate or close tickets as necessary.
  • Train users on specific applications and document creation.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair computer systems, including remote installations.

Job Satisfaction for Application Support Specialist

3.8 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Application Support Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Application Support Specialist are from the companies Meditech, Mendes & Mount and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. where the average pay is $83,990. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mendes & Mount, earning around $76,000. Meditech pays the lowest at around $51,080. H & E Equipment Services, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $51,966.

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What Are Popular Skills for Application Support Specialists?

Skills in Software Knowledge are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting, Product Support, Customer Service and Information Technology (IT) Support.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Application Support Specialists?

An entry-level Application Support Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,267 based on 77 salaries. An early career Application Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,607 based on 620 salaries. A mid-career Application Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,875 based on 267 salaries. An experienced Application Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,546 based on 260 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,168.
Employees with Application Support Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (2.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (1.8% less) and Houston, Texas (0.1% less).

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