Applications Systems and Program Manager Salary

Salaries for Applications Systems and Program Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($99K) per year. Total cash compensation for Applications Systems and Program Managers runs from $55K to $153K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $17K and profit sharing that can reach almost $49K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Applications Systems and Program Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Applications Systems and Program Managers (58 percent) who responded to the survey. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$54,870 - $136,147
$55K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,591
10%
50%
90%

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$40.57 - $120.00
$88
MEDIAN: $88.44
50%

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$0$150K
Salary $54,870 - $136,147
Bonus $972 - $19,866
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $49,316
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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$55,131 - $150,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data $0$120
Hourly Rate $88.44
Overtime $34.50
Annual Data $0$150K
Bonus $972 - $19,866
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $49,316
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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$55,131 - $150,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Applications Systems and Program Manager

Applications systems and program managers are responsible for managing the development of programs and applications systems for their organization. They are in charge of planning requirements with internal and external clients and managing projects through their entire life cycle. Some of the applications systems and program manager's main responsibilities include managing project schedules, identifying risks, creating budgets, and ensuring effective communication among relevant teams. They also track engineering schedules and budgets, as well as allocate resources as needed.

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Applications Systems and Program Manager Tasks

  • Run complex projects/programs from design and development to production.
  • Plans and schedule project deliverables, goals and milestones.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Define resources and schedule for project/program implementation.
  • Define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment.

Common Career Paths for Applications Systems and Program Manager


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Applications Systems and Program Managers' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Information Technology Manager. The typical income for an Information Technology Manager is $78K.

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Popular Skills for Applications Systems and Program Manager


Applications Systems and Program Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL. The majority of those who know Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Systems and Program Manager

Pay by Experience for an Applications Systems and Program Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Applications Systems and Program Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Applications Systems and Program Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Applications Systems and Program Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 84 salaries. An Applications Systems and Program Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 33 salaries.

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Key Stats for Applications Systems and Program Manager

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Applications Systems and Program Manager Salaries

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$108,000

▼8%

▼30%

Skills That Affect Applications Systems and Program Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$108,000



SQL
▼9%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 8%