Application Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$83,000
$63,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Latham & Watkins
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does an application engineer make?
The national average salary for an Application Engineer in the United States is $83,680 per year or $40.23 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $110,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $63,000 per year. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Washington, California, Maryland, Virginia, and Texas have the highest paying Application Engineer jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 3.0 years.
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Average Application Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Application Engineers make on average $83,680 annually or $40.23 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Application Engineer salaries at $100,475 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $66,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Application Engineer salaries are Washington, California, Maryland, Virginia, and Texas. Hawaii, Vermont, Kansas, Illinois, and Alabama have the lowest reported salaries for Application Engineers.

Map of Application Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Application Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Application Engineer Salary By Company

If you are an Application Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Application Engineers. Latham & Watkins and Twitter are the best paying companies for Application Engineers. Also, companies like Netflix and Facebook pay their Application Engineers very well.
Company
Average Salary
$145,970
$146k
$143,925
$144k
$137,270
$137k
$136,408
$136k
$132,611
$133k
$127,669
$128k
$126,229
$126k

Average Application Engineer Pay By Industry

Wages for Application Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Utilities companies, Technology companies, and Construction companies pay their Application Engineers well. Salaries for Application Engineers in Utilities companies average $90,055 annually, while Technology companies and Construction companies pay $88,828 and $83,872, respectively. At $78,148, the average salary for Application Engineers in the Automotive industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Utilities
Utilities
$90,055
$90k
Technology
Technology
$88,828
$89k
Construction
Construction
$83,872
$84k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$81,172
$81k
Media
Media
$79,571
$80k
Automotive
Automotive
$78,148
$78k

Application Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Application Engineer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
04/24/2020
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$84,500
$84,500
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
04/24/2020
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$84,500
$84,500
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$93,331
$93,331
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$84,500
$84,500
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$84,500
$84,500
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$84,500
$84,500
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
Ose5-Splunk Infrastructure & Application Engineer
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$84,500
$84,500
Guidewire Application Engineer
Guidewire Application Engineer
04/21/2020
04/21/2020
$208,700
$208,700
Archer Application Engineer
Archer Application Engineer
04/21/2020
04/21/2020
$120,000
$120,000
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Java Application Engineer
Java Application Engineer
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$104,350
$104,350