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How Much Does an Application Lead Earn In The United States?

Application Lead Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$109,000
$85,000
$109,000
$141,000
Application leads in the United States make an average salary of $109,720 per year or $52.75 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level application lead salary is roughly $85,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $141,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and health care companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out professional, technology, and finance companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Oregon, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and New York provide the highest application lead salaries.
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Where Application Leads Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Application Leads Earn In Different Cities?

While an application lead can average a salary of $109,720 per year, or $52.75 per hour, there are many opportunities for application leads to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $128,414 per year. Other high-paying locations include Jersey City, NJ, Woonsocket, RI and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $82,000. The highest paying states for application leads include California, Oregon and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Hawaii, Wyoming, and North Dakota offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range101k - 162k$128k$128,414

Jersey City, NJ

Salary Range94k - 146k$118k$117,532

Woonsocket, RI

Salary Range93k - 144k$116k$115,908

New York, NY

Salary Range89k - 138k$111k$111,415

Stamford, CT

Salary Range88k - 137k$111k$110,585

Wilmington, DE

Salary Range86k - 132k$107k$106,745

Austin, TX

Salary Range86k - 126k$105k$104,945

Fort Collins, CO

Salary Range84k - 126k$104k$103,528

Atlanta, GA

Salary Range83k - 126k$103k$102,562

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range81k - 126k$102k$101,803
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$162k

High Paying Application Lead Jobs

Which Companies Pay Application Leads The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Rosendin Electric and Restoration Hardware as they offer the highest salaries for application leads.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Rosendin Electric
Salary Range128k - 135k$132k$132,112
RH
Salary Range122k - 137k$130k$129,751
Accuray
Salary Range118k - 131k$125k$124,971
COMPLIANCE FIRST CONSULTING
Salary Range114k - 136k$125k$124,830
RingCentral
Salary Range116k - 129k$123k$123,151
Advanced Energy
Salary Range114k - 129k$122k$121,787
IAP Worldwide Services
Salary Range108k - 136k$122k$121,616
Hubbell
Salary Range115k - 127k$121k$121,469
PMC Group
Salary Range114k - 128k$121k$121,181
Baker Hughes, a GE company
Salary Range106k - 136k$121k$120,528
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    How Much Do Application Leads Make In Different Industries?

    Application lead salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with professional, technology, and finance companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, an application lead can make a yearly salary of $119,543 while working for professional companies. All the while, other application leads are making $102,631 at technology companies and $98,761 at finance companies. One industry application leads may want to avoid is the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $88,221.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Professional

    Salary Range108k - 131k$120k$119,543

    Technology

    Salary Range90k - 116k$103k$102,631

    Finance

    Salary Range84k - 116k$99k$98,761

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range81k - 95k$88k$88,221
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    $131k

    How Experience Affects Application Lead Salaries

    The salary for an application lead can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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