Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology
Application Development

United States Location

United States of America
Nationwide
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$124,819

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$1,986 at 1.59%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 6 Years & 1 Month: $124,819 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $106,144 & $143,493; and, 5% of Jobs top $170,369.

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% $179,101
5% $170,369
10% $160,305
25% $143,493
33% $136,744
50% $124,819
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 1 Month Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $121,340 $128,298
25% $115,997 $133,641
33% $112,893 $136,744
50% $106,144 $143,493
67% $98,032 $151,605
95% $70,536 $179,101
Salary Average =

$124,819

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 6 Years and 1 Month Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years and 1 Month $122,530 $2,288 at 1.87%
6 Years and 1 Month $124,819 $1,986 at 1.59%
7 Years and 1 Month $126,804 $1,754 at 1.38%

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: $110,130 at the low experience of 1 Year and 8 Months; $124,819 at the average experience of 6 Years and 1 Month; and, $132,214 at the top experience of 10 Years and 7 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 1 Year and 8 Months $110,130 $4,788 at 4.35%
Average 6 Years and 1 Month $124,819 $1,985 at 1.59%
Top 10 Years and 7 Months $132,214 $1,245 at 0.94%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves the management of the development of computer software for a commercial software business, a computer consulting firm or an information technology department of an organization with a focus on: planning and implementing an application development project from end user needs analysis through modeling, programming, testing and final deployment; directing and overseeing computer developers, engineers, administrators and/or support staff to complete project requirements; applying computer hardware and software knowledge, skills and experience to ensure product delivery; and, maintaining operational cost efficiency.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
Director,
Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of IT or Vice President of IT;
Software,
Application Development, Business Intelligence Development, Database Development, Information Technology Development, Software Development, Software Engineering or Web Development.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Graduate Degree,
25% 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,
37% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE), Java 2 Platform Micro Edition (J2ME), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Java Server Pages (JSP), Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Microsoft C#,
21% of job descriptions;
C++,
18% of job descriptions;
Web User Interface Design,
26% of job descriptions,
Adobe Actionscript, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Siverlight, AJAX, Javascript and/or HTML;
Mobile Computing,
8% of job descriptions;
Embedded,
6% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
15% of job descriptions,
Assett Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Financial Trading System,
3% of job descriptions,
Bloomberg, MarketData, Trading Application, Trading Platform, Trading Software, Trading Solution or Trading System;
Software Company,
5% of job descriptions,
Software
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
23% of jobs;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
13% of jobs.

Location

United States of America