Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Professional

United States Location

Knoxville
TN
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$73,628

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,510 at 3.41%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 10 Months: $73,628 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $61,711 & $85,546; and, 5% of Jobs top $102,739.

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% $108,345
5% $102,739
10% $96,291
25% $85,546
33% $81,237
50% $73,628
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 10 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% $71,409 $75,848
25% $68,000 $79,257
33% $66,020 $81,237
50% $61,711 $85,546
67% $56,529 $90,727
95% $38,911 $108,345
Salary Average =

$73,628

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 10 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 10 Months $70,645 $2,984 at 4.22%
4 Years and 10 Months $73,628 $2,510 at 3.41%
5 Years and 10 Months $76,139 $2,167 at 2.85%

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: $57,292 at the low experience of 1 Year and 1 Month; $73,628 at the average experience of 4 Years and 10 Months; and, $81,505 at the top experience of 8 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 1 Year and 1 Month $57,292 $6,220 at 10.86%
Average 4 Years and 10 Months $73,628 $2,511 at 3.41%
Top 8 Years and 7 Months $81,505 $1,575 at 1.93%

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,
47% of job descriptions;
Lead Application Developer,
7% of job descriptions;
System Professional,
26% of job descriptions;
Lead System Professional,
4% of job descriptions;
Database Professional,
6% of job descriptions;
Business System Professional,
8% of job descriptions;
Information Technology Director,
2% of job descriptions;
Adobe ColdFusion - Developer,
15% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Windows and Cisco - System Professional,
9% of job descriptions;
Java with JDBC/SQL Database and JSF/JSP/HTML/XML UI - Developer,
7% of job descriptions;
SAP - Application Professional,
6% of job descriptions;
UNIX - System Professional,
6% of job descriptions.

Location

Knoxville, TN:

Tennessee,
Anderson, Blount, Farragut, Knox, Knoxville, Loudon, Maryville, Oak Ridge, Powell, Sevier, Sevierville and Union.

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