Salary Report

Information Technology Job


United States Location

Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,030 at 3.78%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 6 Months: $106,739 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $91,207 & $122,270; and, 5% of Jobs top $144,724.

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.

$305,337 = 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% $152,067
5% $144,724
10% $136,294
25% $122,270
33% $116,548
50% $106,739
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 6 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% $103,847 $109,631
25% $99,405 $114,073
33% $96,929 $116,548
50% $91,207 $122,270
67% $84,293 $129,184
95% $61,410 $152,067
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 6 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 6 Months $102,034 $4,705 at 4.61%
5 Years and 6 Months $106,739 $4,030 at 3.78%
6 Years and 6 Months $110,769 $3,525 at 3.18%

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: $54,019 at the low experience of Entry Level; $106,739 at the average experience of 5 Years and 6 Months; and, $125,342 at the top experience of 11 Years and 7 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 9 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 $54,019 $19,524 at 36.14%
Average 5 Years and 6 Months $106,739 $4,030 at 3.78%
Top 11 Years and 7 Months $125,342 $2,154 at 1.72%



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,
18.5% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
29.5% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
51.5% of job descriptions;
45% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
34.5% of job descriptions;
26% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
7% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
27% of job descriptions;
18.5% of job descriptions;
17.5% of job descriptions;
4.5% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
4% of job descriptions.


Tampa - St. Petersburg, FL

Alachua, Bay Pines, Brandon, Brooksville, Carrollwood, Clair-Mel City, Clearwater, Dade City, Dunedin, Egypt Lake, Gulfport, Hernando County, High Point, Hillsborough County, Lake Magdalene, Largo, Lealmen, Lutz, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Pasco County, Petersburg, Pinellas County, Pinellas, Pinellas Park, Plant City, Rocky Creek, Ruskin, Safety Harbor, Seminole, South Pasadena, Spring Hill, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg, Sun City Center, Tampa, Tampa Bay, Tarpon Springs, Temple Terrace, Treasure Island, University Wet and Zephyrhills.

These locations are all included in the Tampa - St. Petersburg, FL metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).