The average salary for an Applications Engineer with Sales Engineering skills is $69,565.
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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 la…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Applications Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Applications Engineer are from the companies Extron Electronics, Flowserve Corporation and Johnson Controls Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Trumpf, Inc. where the average pay is $79,687. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Evoqua Water Technologies and Johnson Controls Inc, earning around $77,500 and $71,875, respectively. Campbell Scientific pays the lowest at around $57,210. Westech Engineering, Inc. and Extron Electronics also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,000 and $66,948, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Applications Engineer
Skills in Technical Sales and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Applications Engineer
An entry-level Applications Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,000 based on 158 salaries. An early career Applications Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,126 based on 480 salaries. A mid-career Applications Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,351 based on 236 salaries. An experienced Applications Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,829 based on 115 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,754.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Applications Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (16.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.6% less) and Denver, Colorado (3.8% less).
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