Director of Applications Salary
For Directors of Applications, annual average wages total $132K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Directors of Applications are male. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$95,284 - $167,299|
|Bonus||$2,959 - $36,107|
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|$97,006 - $191,598|
Job Description for Director of Applications
Directors of applications work in the technology sector to develop and implement applications and data services to be used in clinical or business settings. They also devise strategies to improve business practices, choose appropriate applications, and program new solutions.Read More...
These directors may oversee developers' work on specific projects and analyses to make the best strategic decisions, so they must have management skills, impart the company's overall vision, and assign daily tasks to subordinates, information technology (IT) staff, and programmers/developers. They must also set and keep budgets for the projects they assign.
Directors of applications should have strong IT and management skills to bridge the gap between technology and solutions that affect human enterprises. At least five years of prior experience in a health care or business environment are often required for this position, and some employers also require at least three years in a leadership position.
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field and a solid understanding of the engineering process are necessary for this position, and directors of applications report to upper-level management to provide short- and long-term outlooks. They typically work during regular business hours, and some extra hours may occasionally be necessary to meet deadlines. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Director of Applications Tasks
- Direct project planning and execution, prioritize projects, and coordinate personnel and resources.
- Lead the application development department, oversee budgeting, strategic planning, and daily operations.
- Develop strategies for creating and integrating new applications and increasing the sharing of information across systems.
- Work with departments to determine technology needs and design solutions.
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Popular Skills for Director of Applications
Survey results suggest that Directors of Applications put a wide range of professional skills to use. Lucky workers who know Software Development can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 32 percent above average. Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 6 percent and 32 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SQL and Project Management. Most people who know Microsoft Office also know SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Applications
Pay by Experience for a Director of Applications has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Applications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Applications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Director of Applications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 54 salaries. A Director of Applications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 34 salaries.
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