Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology

United States Location

Richmond - Petersburg
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,132 at 5.57%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 10 Months: $74,166 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $59,691 & $88,640; and, 5% of Jobs top $109,491.

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% $116,275
5% $109,491
10% $101,679
25% $88,640
33% $83,408
50% $74,166
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% $71,470 $76,862
25% $67,329 $81,003
33% $64,923 $83,408
50% $59,691 $88,640
67% $53,402 $94,930
95% $32,057 $116,275
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 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 $69,255 $4,911 at 7.09%
4 Years and 10 Months $74,166 $4,132 at 5.57%
5 Years and 10 Months $78,298 $3,566 at 4.55%

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: $45,102 at the low experience of 11 Months; $73,409 at the average experience of 4 Years and 8 Months; and, $86,671 at the top experience of 8 Years and 5 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



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.


Professional Opportunities
Application Developer,
39% of job descriptions;
Lead Application Developer,
5% of job descriptions;
System Professional,
29% of job descriptions;
Lead System Professional,
4% of job descriptions;
Database Professional,
5% of job descriptions;
Business System Professional,
16% of job descriptions;
Information Technology Director,
2% of job descriptions;
Cisco - Network Professional,
9% of job descriptions;
SAP - Application Professional,
8% of job descriptions;
Java with JDBC/SQL Database and JSF/JSP/HTML/XML UI - Developer,
5% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Windows - System Professional,
5% of job descriptions;
IT Software Quality Assurance Professional,
5% of job descriptions.


Richmond - Petersburg, VA:

Bon Air, Charles City, Chester, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Ettrick, Glen Allen, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Lakeside, Mechanicsville, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond and Tuckahoe.

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