Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology

United States Location

Salt Lake City - Ogden
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years and 8 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,076 at 5.47%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 8 Months: $74,500 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $62,956 & $86,043; and, 5% of Jobs top $102,659.

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% $108,059
5% $102,659
10% $96,436
25% $86,043
33% $81,871
50% $74,500
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 8 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% $72,349 $76,650
25% $69,047 $79,952
33% $67,128 $81,871
50% $62,956 $86,043
67% $57,942 $91,057
95% $40,940 $108,059
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 8 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 8 Months $69,630 $4,870 at 6.99%
4 Years and 8 Months $74,500 $4,076 at 5.47%
5 Years and 8 Months $78,576 $3,506 at 4.46%

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: $43,804 at the low experience of 8 Months; $74,500 at the average experience of 4 Years and 8 Months; and, $87,896 at the top experience of 8 Years and 8 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 8 Months $43,804 $11,789 at 26.91%
Average 4 Years and 8 Months $74,500 $4,076 at 5.47%
Top 8 Years and 8 Months $87,896 $2,469 at 2.81%



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,
57% of job descriptions;
Lead Application Developer,
9% of job descriptions;
System Professional,
17% of job descriptions;
Lead System Professional,
2% of job descriptions;
Database Professional,
4% of job descriptions;
Business System Professional,
9% of job descriptions;
Information Technology Director,
2% of job descriptions;
Java with JDBC/SQL Database and JSF/JSP/HTML/XML UI - Developer,
11% of job descriptions;
IT Software Quality Assurance Professional,
9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft C# and Silverlight/AdobeFlash/Javascript UI - Developer,
6% of job descriptions;
C++ on Embedded System - Developer,
5% of job descriptions;
UNIX - System Professional,
5% of job descriptions.


Salt Lake City - Ogden, UT:

Bennion City, Bountiful, Clearfield, Clinton, Cottonwood Heights, Cottonwood, Davis, Draper, Granite Park, Granite, Harrisville, Holladay, Kerns, Lake City, Magna, Midvale, Millcreek, Mount Olympus, Murray, North Salt Lake, Ogden, Riverdale, Riverton, Roy, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Sandy, South Jordan, South Ogden, South Salt Lake, South Weber, Sunset, Taylorsville, Val Verde, Washington Terrace, Weber, West Haven, West Jordan, West Point, West Valley City and Woods Cross.

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