Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IBM System i - iSeries - AS400
System Professional

United States Location

United States of America
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years and 11 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,504 at 5.63%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 11 Months: $62,234 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $50,722 & $73,746; and, 5% of Jobs top $90,337.

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% $95,738
5% $90,337
10% $84,120
25% $73,746
33% $69,585
50% $62,234
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 11 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% $60,090 $64,379
25% $56,796 $67,672
33% $54,883 $69,585
50% $50,722 $73,746
67% $45,718 $78,750
95% $28,730 $95,738
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 4 Years and 11 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 11 Months $58,080 $4,154 at 7.15%
4 Years and 11 Months $62,234 $3,504 at 5.63%
5 Years and 11 Months $65,738 $3,030 at 4.61%

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: $37,897 at the low experience of 1 Year; $62,548 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $73,822 at the top experience of 8 Years and 11 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 IBM System i administration with a focus on implementation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of application/network/web systems, as well as, database and/or PC end-user support.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
IBM iSeries,
AS400, i5, iSeries or System i;
Administrator, Communications Administrator, Network Administrator, System Administrator or Web Administrator.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
19% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
2% 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.;
J.D. Edwards,
6% of job descriptions;
6% of job descriptions;
6% of job descriptions;
IBM Websphere,
11% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Exchange Server,
9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Active Directory,
7% of job descriptions;
10% of job descriptions,
Cisco, Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Catalyst Switch, Cisco IP Phone, Cisco PIX, Cisco Router, Cisco VoIP, CiscoWorks or IOS;
Finance Industry,
11% of job descriptions,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA,
18% of jobs;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
13% of jobs.


United States of America