Average Senior Applications Engineer Salary

$95,101
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,800
Bonus
$10,174
Commission
$3,473
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The average salary for a Senior Applications Engineer is $95,101.
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$73k
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$95k
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$125k
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$73k - $125k
Bonus
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What Do Senior Applications Engineers Do?

Senior Applications Engineer Tasks
  • Research, document, and act as subject matter expert on specified applications.
  • Participate in design and improvement processes.
  • Coordinate data across teams to create coherent products and communication with clients.
  • Manage project schedules, including testing and delivery to customers.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Applications Engineer

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Applications Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Applications Engineer are from the companies General Electric Co (GE), Stratasys, Inc. and Robert Bosch LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Oracle Corp. where the average pay is $113,909. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Mathworks, Inc. and Robert Bosch LLC, earning around $111,261 and $99,925, respectively. Henkel Corporation pays the lowest at around $79,840. Stratasys, Inc. and Synopsys, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $83,012 and $93,213, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Applications Engineers?

Skills in Product Development and Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Sales, Project Management and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Applications Engineers?

An early career Senior Applications Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,004 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Senior Applications Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,139 based on 232 salaries. An experienced Senior Applications Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,853 based on 214 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,545.
Employees with Senior Applications Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (5.8% more) and Portland, Oregon (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 684 survey responses.
Early Career
16.7%
Mid Career
33.9%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
18.1%