Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded
Developer

United States Location

United States of America
Nationwide
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$90,301

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,811 at 4.22%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 2 Months: $90,301 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $76,004 & $104,599; and, 5% of Jobs top $125,170.

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% $131,851
5% $125,170
10% $117,467
25% $104,599
33% $99,431
50% $90,301
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% $87,638 $92,965
25% $83,547 $97,056
33% $81,171 $99,431
50% $76,004 $104,599
67% $69,795 $110,808
95% $48,752 $131,851
Salary Average =

$90,301

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 $85,815 $4,487 at 5.23%
5 Years and 2 Months $90,301 $3,811 at 4.22%
6 Years and 2 Months $94,112 $3,312 at 3.52%

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: $60,668 at the low experience of 11 Months; $90,301 at the average experience of 5 Years and 2 Months; and, $103,596 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 $60,668 $10,647 at 17.55%
Average 5 Years and 2 Months $90,301 $3,811 at 4.22%
Top 9 Years and 5 Months $103,596 $2,324 at 2.24%

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

United States of America