Salary Report

Information Technology Job


United States Location

United States of America
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,881 at 3.18%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 2 Months: $90,498 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $75,231 & $105,764; and, 5% of Jobs top $127,741.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = 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% $134,884
5% $127,741
10% $119,510
25% $105,764
33% $100,247
50% $90,498
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 2 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% $87,654 $93,342
25% $83,286 $97,710
33% $80,749 $100,247
50% $75,231 $105,764
67% $68,599 $112,396
95% $46,112 $134,884
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 2 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 2 Months $87,106 $3,392 at 3.89%
5 Years and 2 Months $90,498 $2,881 at 3.18%
6 Years and 2 Months $93,379 $2,504 at 2.68%

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: $70,446 at the low experience of 1 Year and 2 Months; $91,259 at the average experience of 5 Years and 5 Months; and, $101,002 at the top experience of 9 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = 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



This position involves developing systems for digital signal processing devices and/or other microcontroller hardware.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • C;
  • Embedded,
    Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Embedded or Microcontroller;
  • Developer,
    Analyst, Automate, Code, Customize, Design, Develop, Enhance, Modify, Programmer, Programmer Analyst, Revise, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Update or Write Code.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
11% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
20% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Assembly Language,
12% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
10% of job descriptions;
7% of job descriptions;
Flash Memory,
8% of job descriptions;
Media Access Control (MAC),
10% of job descriptions;
12% of job descriptions;
Fibre Channel,
7% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
3% of job descriptions;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
35% of jobs;
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA,
18% of jobs.


United States of America