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Application Specialist Salary

$99,289 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Application Specialist is $99,289 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Application Specialist is between $69,595 and $123,231. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Application Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Analyzes and critiques computer programs and systems, and develops new programs.
  • Reviews users requests for new or modified computer programs to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities.
  • Configures plan outlining steps required to develop program, using structured analysis and design.
  • Plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems.
Application Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer Programmers

Job family population: 247,690

Estimated population of Application Specialist jobs: 26,126

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Application Specialist Job Listings for United States

Application Specialist
Jun 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Special Counsel
If so, we have an exciting Application Specialist position with an excellent firm that we would like to talk to you about. You are an ideal candidate if you have strong level 3 IT Support experience ...
Application Specialist
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
YMCA Metro Chicago
Reporting to the Director, Innovation and Technology, the Application Specialist / Systems Analyst is a key role within the Information Technology organization. The role is responsible for providing ...
Field Application Specialist - West Coast
May 13
Daley & Associates
Field Application Specialist (FAS)Our client is seeking a Field Application Specialist (FAS) to support the sales of microfluidic cell separation instruments and high-volume disposables through the ...
(Senior) Field Application Specialist
May 10
The Field Application Specialist will also drive selected collaborative research projects with key customers. As part of the Sales&Marketing team, the role is expected to contribute significantly to ...
Software Application Specialist - Indianapolis, IN
May 15
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Gaylor Electric
Understands software application design in order to perform analysis, support, and testing of the applications, integrations, and reports that are used in the enterprise data systems.
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