Salary Report

Information Technology Job


United States Location

USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years and 7 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,933 at 3.04%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 7 Months: $96,648 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $81,739 & $111,557; and, 5% of Jobs top $133,114.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$300,288 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $140,164
5% $133,114
10% $125,020
25% $111,557
33% $106,065
50% $96,648
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 7 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $93,872 $99,424
25% $89,608 $103,688
33% $87,232 $106,065
50% $81,739 $111,557
67% $75,103 $118,194
95% $53,133 $140,164
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 7 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 7 Months $93,231 $3,418 at 3.67%
5 Years and 7 Months $96,648 $2,933 at 3.04%
6 Years and 7 Months $99,582 $2,570 at 2.58%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $57,561 at the low experience of Entry Level; $96,648 at the average experience of 5 Years and 7 Months; and, $110,360 at the top experience of 11 Years and 9 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 4 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $57,561 $14,375 at 24.97%
Average 5 Years and 7 Months $96,648 $2,934 at 3.04%
Top 11 Years and 9 Months $110,360 $1,567 at 1.42%



Software development, using C programming language on an embedded platform, is the position's primary responsibility.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • C programming language;
  • Embedded;
  • Software-Application Developer,
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Big Data, Cloud, .Net, Embedded, Front End, Full Stack, Machine Learning, Mobile, Portal, Software (SW), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX) or Web,
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
19% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
26.7% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
55.9% of job descriptions;
43.1% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
31.3% of job descriptions;
23.1% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
7.2% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
28.7% of job descriptions;
22.1% of job descriptions;
16.4% of job descriptions;
3.6% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
4.1% of job descriptions.


Knoxville, TN

Anderson, Blount, Farragut, Knox, Knoxville, Loudon, Maryville, Oak Ridge, Powell, Sevier, Sevierville and Union.

These locations are all included in the Knoxville, TN metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).