Average Director of Applications Salary

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The average salary for a Director of Applications is $129,288.
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$0 - $49k
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$92k - $190k

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Job Description for Director of Applications

Director of Applications Tasks
  • 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.
  • Direct project planning and execution, prioritize projects, and coordinate personnel and resources.
  • Lead the application development department, oversee budgeting, strategic planning, and daily operations.

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Popular Skills for Director of Applications

Skills in Leadership, Strategic Project Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Applications

An early career Director of Applications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $98,075 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Director of Applications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,007 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Director of Applications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,706 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $145,993.
Employees with Director of Applications in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (13.2% more) and Houston, Texas (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.7% less).

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