$69,016
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,276

Profit Sharing

$2,500

Commission

$5,087

An Applications Engineer with Sales Engineering skills earns an average salary of $68,585 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$50,743 - $90,958
$51K
$69K
$91K
MEDIAN: $69,016
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50%
90%

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$15.39 - $34.10
$15
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.03
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$0$95K
Salary $50,743 - $90,958
Bonus $510 - $9,979
Profit Sharing $253 - $10,351
Commission $0.00 - $19,392
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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$51,054 - $95,829
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 840
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $15.39 - $34.10
Overtime $15.77 - $50.18
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $510 - $9,979
Commission $0.00 - $19,392
Profit Sharing $253 - $10,351
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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$51,054 - $95,829
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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.

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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 by Experience Level for Applications Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Applications Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Applications Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 236 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Applications Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Applications Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 60 salaries. An Applications Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,338

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Key Stats for Applications Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 177 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Applications Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$70,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 5%