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

Application Manager Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$112,000
$83,000
$112,000
$152,000
Application managers in the United States make an average salary of $112,992 per year or $54.32 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level application manager salary is roughly $83,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $152,000. 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 technology, media, and health care companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Washington, New York, Virginia, and New Jersey provide the highest application manager salaries.
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Where Application Managers Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Application Managers Earn In Different Cities?

While an application manager can average a salary of $112,992 per year, or $54.32 per hour, there are many opportunities for application managers to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $150,484 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Jersey City, NJ and Columbia, MD. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $98,000. The highest paying states for application managers include California, Washington and New York. Meanwhile, New Mexico, Arkansas, and Mississippi offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. San Francisco, CA
$150,484
Avg. Salary
$74k
$188k
2. New York, NY
$132,935
Avg. Salary
$74k
$188k
3. Jersey City, NJ
$117,927
Avg. Salary
$74k
$188k
4. Columbia, MD
$117,484
Avg. Salary
$74k
$188k
5. Phoenix, AZ
$114,175
Avg. Salary
$74k
$188k
6. Durham, NC
$111,968
Avg. Salary
$74k
$188k

High Paying Application Manager Jobs

Which Companies Pay Application Managers The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as an application manager, being employed by a company such as Shell Energy North America or TravelCenters of America would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Apple and Texas Instruments also report highly competitive salaries for application managers.
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$149k
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$114k
$149k
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$114k
$149k
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$114k
$149k
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$114k
$149k

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Application Manager Salary History

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    How Much Do Application Managers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, application manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, media, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for application managers. For example, application managers make a whopping average salary of $114,114 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $112,863 at media companies and $111,087 at health care companies. But application managers may want to avoid working in the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $102,256.
    1. Technology
    $114,114
    Avg. Salary
    $90k
    $127k
    2. Media
    $112,863
    Avg. Salary
    $90k
    $127k
    3. Health Care
    $111,087
    Avg. Salary
    $90k
    $127k
    4. Finance
    $105,170
    Avg. Salary
    $90k
    $127k
    5. Manufacturing
    $102,256
    Avg. Salary
    $90k
    $127k

    How Experience Affects Application Manager Salaries

    The salary for an application manager 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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