Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C
Embedded
Development

United States Location

San Jose -
- San Francisco - Oakland
CA, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$139,294

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 5 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,362 at 3.13%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 5 Months: $139,294 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $118,643 & $159,945; and, 5% of Jobs top $189,804.

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.

$248,119 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $199,571
5% $189,804
10% $178,593
25% $159,945
33% $152,337
50% $139,294
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 5 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% $135,449 $143,139
25% $129,543 $149,045
33% $126,251 $152,337
50% $118,643 $159,945
67% $109,450 $169,138
95% $79,018 $199,571
Salary Average =

$139,294

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 5 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 5 Months $134,183 $5,111 at 3.81%
5 Years and 5 Months $139,294 $4,362 at 3.13%
6 Years and 5 Months $143,656 $3,805 at 2.65%

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: $82,228 at the low experience of Entry Level; $139,294 at the average experience of 5 Years and 5 Months; and, $158,729 at the top experience of 11 Years and 3 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 10 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 $82,228 $21,628 at 26.30%
Average 5 Years and 5 Months $139,294 $4,362 at 3.13%
Top 11 Years and 3 Months $158,729 $2,352 at 1.48%

Qualifications

Description

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

Skills

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,
    and
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.

Characteristics

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,
18% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
29.9% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
47.9% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
47.4% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
38.1% of job descriptions;
MicroController,
24.7% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
8.8% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
23.2% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
15.5% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
18.6% of job descriptions;
Git,
6.7% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
4.6% of job descriptions.

Location

San Jose - San Francisco, CA

California,
Alameda, Alameda County, Alamo, Albany, Alum Rock, Alviso, Antioch, Ashland, Atherton, Bay Area, Bay Point, Belmont, Benicia, Berkeley, Boyes Hot Springs, Brisbane, Burlingame, Campbell, Capitola, Castre Valley, Concord, Contra Costa, Contra Costa County, Corte Madea, Cupertino, Daly City, Danville, Dixon, Dublin, East Palo Alto, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Fairfax, Fairfield, Foster City, Fremont, Gilroy, Half Moon Bay, Hayward, Healdsburg, Hercules, Hillsborough, Julian, Kensington, Lafayette, Larkspur, Livermore, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Marin, Marin County, Martinez, Menlo Park, Mill Valley, Millbrae, Milpitas, Moraga, Mountain View, Napa, Napa County, Newark, North Fair Oaks, Novato, Oakland, Orinda, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Petaluma, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, Richmond, Rodeo, Rohnert Park, San Anselmo, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Francisco County, San Jose, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Mateo, San Mateo County, San Pablo, San Rafael, San Ramon, San Raphael, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Santa Rosa, Saratoga, Sausalito, Scotts Valley, Silicon Valley, Solano, Solano County, Sonoma, Sonoma County, Soquel, South San Francisco, Stanford, Sunnyvale, Tara Hills, Tiburon, Timalpais Valley, Union City, Vacaville, Vallejo, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek West, Watsonville and Woodside.

These locations are all included in the San Jose - San Francisco, CA metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).