Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded
Developer

United States Location

Atlanta
GA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$86,610

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,683 at 3.10%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 2 Months: $86,610 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $72,897 & $100,323; and, 5% of Jobs top $120,053.

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% $126,461
5% $120,053
10% $112,665
25% $100,323
33% $95,367
50% $86,610
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% $84,055 $89,165
25% $80,132 $93,088
33% $77,853 $95,367
50% $72,897 $100,323
67% $66,942 $106,278
95% $46,759 $126,461
Salary Average =

$86,610

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 $83,467 $3,142 at 3.76%
5 Years and 2 Months $86,610 $2,683 at 3.10%
6 Years and 2 Months $89,293 $2,341 at 2.62%

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: $66,419 at the low experience of 11 Months; $86,610 at the average experience of 5 Years and 2 Months; and, $96,016 at the top experience of 9 Years and 5 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
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 11 Months $66,419 $7,064 at 10.64%
Average 5 Years and 2 Months $86,610 $2,683 at 3.1%
Top 9 Years and 5 Months $96,016 $1,656 at 1.72%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves designing software systems for mobile devices, game consoles, medical instruments, communication equipment, computer peripherals and/or other microcontrollers.

Skills

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

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
9% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
23% 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.;
Java,
18% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Development Kit (JDK), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Jbuilder, JavaServer Faces (JSF), JSP, Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Perl,
8% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
8% of job descriptions;
Assembly Language,
6% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
7% of job descriptions;
Google Android,
7% of job descriptions;
Microsoft .Net Compact Framework or Windows Phone 7,
6% of job descriptions;
Qualcomm BREW MP (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless),
4% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
11% of job descriptions;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
29% of jobs.

Location

Atlanta, GA:

Georgia,
Alpharetta, Atlanta, Barrow County, Bartow County, Belvedere, Brookhaven, Carroll County, Carrollton, Cartersville, Chamblee, Cherokee County, Clarkson, Clayton County, Cobb County, College Park, Conley, Conyers, Coweta County, Decatur, DeKalb County, Doraville, Douglas County, Druid Hills, Duluth, Dunaire, Dunwoody, East Marietta, East Point, Fair Oaks, Fayette County, Forest Park, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gresham Park, Griffin, Gwinnett County, Hapeville, Henry County, Kennesaw, Lawrenceville, Marietta, Monroe, Newman, Newnan, Newton County, Norcross, North Decatur, Panthersville, Paulding County, Peachtree City, Pendley Hills, Pickens County, Rockdale County, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Scottdale, Smyrna, South Decatur, Spalding County, Suwanee, Tucker, Walton County, Walton and Winder.

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