Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IBM z/OS - OS/390 - MVS
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

$4,689 at 5.83%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 11 Months: $80,470 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $65,577 & $95,363; and, 5% of Jobs top $116,846.

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% $123,850
5% $116,846
10% $108,791
25% $95,363
33% $89,979
50% $80,470
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% $77,696 $83,244
25% $73,436 $87,504
33% $70,961 $89,979
50% $65,577 $95,363
67% $59,102 $101,838
95% $37,090 $123,850
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 $74,911 $5,559 at 7.42%
4 Years and 11 Months $80,470 $4,689 at 5.83%
5 Years and 11 Months $85,159 $4,055 at 4.76%

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: $47,902 at the low experience of 1 Year; $85,518 at the average experience of 6 Years; and, $101,703 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 $47,902 $12,175 at 25.42%
Average 6 Years $85,518 $4,010 at 4.69%
Top 11 Years $101,703 $2,403 at 2.36%



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.


United States of America