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.

$95,284 - $167,299
$95K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $131,864
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$0$191K
Salary $95,284 - $167,299
Bonus $2,959 - $36,107
Profit Sharing $1,000
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$97,006 - $191,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 113

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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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Director of Applications


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Directors of Applications who go on to become Chief Information Officers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Chief Information Officer, an upper-level role, pays $146K.

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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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Key Stats for Director of Applications

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Director of Applications Salaries

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$140,000

Mid-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Director of Applications Salaries

Software Development
▲33%


Microsoft Excel
▲6%

National Average
$140,000


SQL
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 3%
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