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 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$4,602 at 5.85%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 1 Month: $78,704 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $62,881 & $94,527; and, 5% of Jobs top $117,322.

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% $124,738
5% $117,322
10% $108,781
25% $94,527
33% $88,808
50% $78,704
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 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% $75,756 $81,652
25% $71,230 $86,178
33% $68,600 $88,808
50% $62,881 $94,527
67% $56,005 $101,403
95% $32,670 $124,738
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 1 Month Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 1 Month $73,090 $5,614 at 7.68%
4 Years and 1 Month $78,704 $4,602 at 5.85%
5 Years and 1 Month $83,306 $3,900 at 4.68%

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: $37,035 at the low experience of Entry Level; $78,704 at the average experience of 4 Years and 1 Month; and, $94,729 at the top experience of 8 Years and 6 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 Entry Level $37,035 $17,764 at 47.97%
Average 4 Years and 1 Month $78,704 $4,602 at 5.85%
Top 8 Years and 6 Months $94,729 $2,565 at 2.71%



This position involves the development of web applications and/or software scripts using Python.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Python;
  • 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:
6% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
9% 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.;
15% of job descriptions;
21% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Development Kit (JDK), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Jbuilder, JavaServer Faces (JSF), JSP, Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Adobe Flash,
10% of job descriptions;
18% of job descriptions;
43% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
7% 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,
3% of job descriptions,
Bloomberg, MarketData, Trading Application, Trading Platform, Trading Software, Trading Solution or Trading System;
Security Clearance,
7% of job descriptions;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
26% of jobs;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
18% of jobs.


United States of America