What does an Applications Consultant do?

Applications consultants implement and configure applications setups and application-driven systems. These consultants analyze current technical systems and recommend changes to improve efficiency or streamline operations, and may modify off-the-shelf applications and customize them according to client or organization’s specific needs. They often provide tech support and troubleshoot problems, and may oversee training programs to educate users with the implementation or operation of new applications.

Applications consultants typically have a bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field. They may also have an IT-related associate degree and several years of professional experience. Consultants often have advanced expertise with specific categories of computer applications. Troubleshooting capabilities, data analysis skills, and training experience are all advantages. Must be comfortable explaining application processes to users with varying level of computer skills.

Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

Applications Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

$82,785 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $83K
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Applications Consultant Career Path

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NTUC Income Insurance Co-Op LtdNTUC Income Insurance Co-Op Ltd
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Jan. 11, 2022

“Good people that are nice to work with”

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Jan. 22, 2021

“Good learning opportunities and you get to work with many big name customers”

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Oct. 13, 2020

“bad work and life balance”

Applications Consultant
Jul. 7, 2020

“Great opportunity to learn and grow both professionally and personally.”

Applications Consultant
Oct. 19, 2021

“Good Trending Technologies which grows confidence and career.”

Senior Applications Consultant
Sep. 23, 2020

“Good for fresh graduates to start career”

Batchmaster SoftwareBatchmaster Software
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Dec. 7, 2020

“perfect fit for your career progress”

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Clinical Applications Consultant
Feb. 23, 2021

“Great team to work with”

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