Salary Report

Information Technology Job


United States Location

United States of America
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years and 3 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,449 at 5.49%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 3 Months: $81,005 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $67,052 & $94,957; and, 5% of Jobs top $115,048.

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% $121,581
5% $115,048
10% $107,522
25% $94,957
33% $89,914
50% $81,005
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 3 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% $78,405 $83,604
25% $74,414 $87,595
33% $72,095 $89,914
50% $67,052 $94,957
67% $60,990 $101,019
95% $40,428 $121,581
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 3 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 3 Months $75,613 $5,392 at 7.13%
4 Years and 3 Months $81,005 $4,449 at 5.49%
5 Years and 3 Months $85,453 $3,787 at 4.43%

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: $55,294 at the low experience of 11 Months; $81,005 at the average experience of 4 Years and 3 Months; and, $93,548 at the top experience of 7 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 11 Months $55,294 $10,713 at 19.37%
Average 4 Years and 3 Months $81,005 $4,448 at 5.49%
Top 7 Years and 7 Months $93,548 $2,812 at 3.01%



This position involves the development of web applications, system integration scripts and/or database query applications using Perl.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Perl;
  • Developer,
    Analyst, Automate, Code, Customize, Database Developer, Design, Develop, Enhance, Modify, Programmer, Programmer Analyst, Revise, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Update or Write Code.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
9% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
10% 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.;
43% of job descriptions;
4% of job descriptions;
Solaris UNIX,
10% of job descriptions;
31% of job descriptions;
Software Quality Assurance,
10% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
12% 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;
Financial Trading System,
7% of job descriptions,
Bloomberg, MarketData, Trading Application, Trading Platform, Trading Software, Trading Solution or Trading System;
Software Company,
7% of job descriptions,
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
21% of jobs;
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA,
16% of jobs.


United States of America