Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Professional

United States Location

Columbia
SC
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$60,120

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 9 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,872 at 4.78%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 9 Months: $60,120 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $47,297 & $72,944; and, 5% of Jobs top $91,451.

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% $97,488
5% $91,451
10% $84,509
25% $72,944
33% $68,307
50% $60,120
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 9 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% $57,732 $62,508
25% $54,064 $66,176
33% $51,933 $68,307
50% $47,297 $72,944
67% $41,720 $78,520
95% $22,752 $97,488
Salary Average =

$60,120

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 9 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 9 Months $56,699 $3,422 at 6.03%
4 Years and 9 Months $60,120 $2,872 at 4.78%
5 Years and 9 Months $62,992 $2,474 at 3.93%

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: $41,208 at the low experience of 1 Year; $60,120 at the average experience of 4 Years and 9 Months; and, $69,112 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 1 Year $41,208 $7,261 at 17.62%
Average 4 Years and 9 Months $60,120 $2,872 at 4.78%
Top 8 Years and 6 Months $69,112 $1,792 at 2.59%

Qualifications

Description

An Information Technology Professional is involved in the design, development, administration and/or support of digital interactive services delivering written language, numeric data, graphic display, sound and/or device control in a business, government or consumer environment.

A division of labor within the profession has created numerous specialist occupations within the broad categories of software applications, system operation, data storage, network communication and user presentation.

Demand

Professional Opportunities
Application Developer,
42% of job descriptions;
Lead Application Developer,
7% of job descriptions;
System Professional,
25% of job descriptions;
Lead System Professional,
3% of job descriptions;
Database Professional,
5% of job descriptions;
Business System Professional,
17% of job descriptions;
Information Technology Director,
2% of job descriptions;
SAP - Application Professional,
9% of job descriptions;
Oracle - Application Developer,
6% of job descriptions;
UNIX - System Professional,
5% of job descriptions;
Java with JSF/JSP/HTML/XML User Interface - Developer,
5% of job descriptions;
Microsoft C# and Silverlight/AdobeFlash/Javascript UI - Developer,
4% of job descriptions.

Location

Columbia, SC:

South Carolina,
Cayce, Columbia, Forest Acres, Lexington, Oak Grove, Richland and St Andrew, West Columbia.

These locations are all included in the Columbia, SC metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).