Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IBM z/OS - OS/390 - MVS
System Professional

United States Location

USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years

Raise +1 Year

$4,134 at 6.15%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years: $67,191 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $53,923 & $80,460; and, 5% of Jobs top $99,601.

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% $105,841
5% $99,601
10% $92,424
25% $80,460
33% $75,663
50% $67,191
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $64,720 $69,663
25% $60,925 $73,458
33% $58,720 $75,663
50% $53,923 $80,460
67% $48,153 $86,229
95% $28,542 $105,841
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 Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years $62,113 $5,079 at 8.18%
4 Years $67,191 $4,134 at 6.15%
5 Years $71,326 $3,487 at 4.89%

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: $46,133 at the low experience of 1 Year; $74,813 at the average experience of 6 Years; and, $86,956 at the top experience of 11 Years.

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 $46,133 $9,393 at 20.36%
Average 6 Years $74,813 $3,014 at 4.03%
Top 11 Years $86,956 $1,798 at 2.07%



This position involves administration and development of IBM z/OS, OS/390 or MVS mainframe systems and networks with a focus on performance optimization, capacity management, communication protocols, installing upgrades, security, troubleshooting, disaster recovery, JCL processing and/or CICS transactions.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
Mainframe Operating System,
MVS, OS/390 or z/OS;
Analyst, Administrator, Architect, Designer, Developer, Engineer, Support or Technician.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
18% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
3% 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.;
36% of job descriptions;
54% of job descriptions;
26% of job descriptions;
7% of job descriptions;
6% of job descriptions;
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager,
8% of job descriptions;
Computer Operator,
21% of job descriptions,
This qualification refers to the support of batch production processing and/or online services;
Finance Industry,
25% 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;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
23% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
18% of jobs.


Atlanta, GA:

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).