What does an Application-Engineer do?

Applications engineers work as a bridge between customers and engineering teams. They use customer input and sales information to design or redesign, develop, test, and implement complex software problems and applications. They provide technical support and expertise to customers by testing applications and responding to feedback. They perform installations and maintenance and often perform sales presentations and demonstrations.

Applications engineers perform customer analysis to create applications that respond to their needs and provide innovative solutions to common problems. They perform prototyping applications and code reviews to ensure products are satisfactory. They debug, test, code, improve, and redesign tasks, respond to customer issues, provide updated software that solves bug issues, perform customer installations, and work with customer service teams. Applications engineers need a degree in software engineering.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Application-Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$68,342 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$49K
Median: $68K
$95K
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Application-Engineer Career Path

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Application-Engineer Insights

Read what Application-Engineer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
OneAmericaOneAmerica
Applications Engineer
Aug. 5, 2021

“The people I worked with were so nice and helpful and I really enjoyed working with them”

IBMIBM
Applications Developer - Java
Oct. 12, 2021

“Good company to work with growth is good and you learn whatever technologies you want with free certifications.”

State StreetState Street
Applications Developer
Apr. 21, 2020

“Good place to work just as a first job and lucky to have a good team”

UlineUline
Applications Development
Jul. 9, 2020

“Not really given any opportunities to express yourself or make yourself feel at home at your desk.”

Thrustmaster of TexasThrustmaster of Texas
Applications Engineer
Apr. 24, 2020

“Overall had good working experience and good people I had an opportunity to work with.”

Proskauer RoseProskauer Rose
Applications Developer
May 24, 2021

“It's a great opportunity with individuals who both support and encourage your personal growth.”

FintFint
CRM Applications Developer
Jun. 16, 2021

“It provides a good platform for career growth where talent and hard work are recognized and appreciated.”

University of WashingtonUniversity of Washington
Web Applications Developer
Mar. 7, 2021

“Great benefits and usually always a green light to do the best and be the best.”

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