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How Much Does a Support Lead Earn In The United States?

Support Lead Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$79,000
$68,000
$79,000
$92,000
The average support lead makes about $79,402 per year. That's $38.17 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $68,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $92,000. Many of support leads seem to be drawn to technology and retail companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case support leads tend to work at transportation, finance, and health care companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York pay support leads the highest salaries.
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Where Support Leads Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Support Leads Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for support leads. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Alaska, Wyoming, and Kansas.
Location
City
Average Salary

Jersey City, NJ

Salary Range77k - 124k$98k$98,151

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range69k - 129k$95k$95,207

New York, NY

Salary Range73k - 119k$94k$93,786

Seattle, WA

Salary Range71k - 122k$93k$93,426

Stamford, CT

Salary Range72k - 116k$92k$91,964

Owings Mills, MD

Salary Range65k - 106k$84k$83,706

Cranberry, PA

Salary Range63k - 104k$81k$81,305

Hillsboro, OR

Salary Range59k - 105k$79k$79,401

Charlotte, NC

Salary Range61k - 97k$77k$77,253

Columbus, OH

Salary Range59k - 97k$77k$76,590
$45k
$129k

High Paying Support Lead Jobs

Which Companies Pay Support 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 JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America as they offer the highest salaries for support leads.
Company
Company
Average Salary
JPMorgan Chase
Salary Range130k - 159k$144k$144,238
Bank of America
Salary Range130k - 159k$144k$144,223
The PNC Financial Services Group
Salary Range129k - 159k$144k$144,201
Wells Fargo
Salary Range129k - 159k$144k$144,193
Mastercard
Salary Range129k - 159k$144k$144,099
Visa
Salary Range129k - 159k$144k$144,074
Rivian
Salary Range129k - 159k$144k$143,989
Chevron
Salary Range129k - 159k$144k$143,976
Octapharma Plasma
Salary Range127k - 156k$141k$141,419
Pernod Ricard
Salary Range123k - 150k$136k$136,205
$93k
$159k

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Support Lead Salary History

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    How Much Do Support Leads Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, support lead salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that transportation, finance, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for support leads. For example, support leads make a whopping average salary of $127,536 while working for transportation companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $112,289 at finance companies and $107,362 at health care companies. But support leads may want to avoid working in the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $73,854.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Transportation

    Salary Range109k - 148k$128k$127,536

    Finance

    Salary Range93k - 134k$112k$112,289

    Health Care

    Salary Range91k - 125k$107k$107,362

    Professional

    Salary Range82k - 107k$94k$93,964

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range72k - 95k$83k$83,074

    Technology

    Salary Range67k - 93k$79k$79,473

    Hospitality

    Salary Range67k - 90k$78k$78,163
    $53k
    $148k

    How Experience Affects Support Lead Salaries

    The salary for a support 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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