Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Professional

United States Location

Seattle - Tacoma - Bremerton
WA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$81,961

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 9 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,542 at 4.32%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 9 Months: $81,961 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $67,783 & $96,138; and, 5% of Jobs top $116,540.

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% $123,168
5% $116,540
10% $108,901
25% $96,138
33% $91,014
50% $81,961
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% $79,319 $84,602
25% $75,263 $88,658
33% $72,907 $91,014
50% $67,783 $96,138
67% $61,625 $102,296
95% $40,753 $123,168
Salary Average =

$81,961

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 $77,740 $4,221 at 5.43%
4 Years and 9 Months $81,961 $3,542 at 4.32%
5 Years and 9 Months $85,503 $3,052 at 3.57%

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: $58,629 at the low experience of 1 Year; $81,961 at the average experience of 4 Years and 9 Months; and, $93,053 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 $58,629 $8,958 at 15.28%
Average 4 Years and 9 Months $81,961 $3,542 at 4.32%
Top 8 Years and 6 Months $93,053 $2,211 at 2.38%

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,
57% of job descriptions;
Lead Application Developer,
9% of job descriptions;
System Professional,
16% of job descriptions;
Lead System Professional,
3% of job descriptions;
Database Professional,
4% of job descriptions;
Business System Professional,
9% of job descriptions;
Information Technology Director,
3% of job descriptions;
IT Software Quality Assurance Professional,
8% of job descriptions;
Microsoft C# and Silverlight/AdobeFlash/Javascript UI - Developer,
7% of job descriptions;
Microsoft C# - Developer,
4% of job descriptions;
Java with JDBC/SQL Database and JSF/JSP/HTML/XML UI - Developer,
4% of job descriptions;
Oracle - Application Developer,
4% of job descriptions.

Location

Seattle - Tacoma - Bremerton, WA:

Washington,
Auburn, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Bonney Lake, Bothell, Bremerton, Burien, Des Moines, Edmonds, Everett, Federal Way, Fircrest, Inglewood, Island County, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kent, King County, Kirkland, Kitsap County, Lacy, Lakewood, Langley, Lynnwood, Mercer Island, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Mukiteo, Newcastle, Normandy Park, Normandy Pk, Oak Harbor, Olympia, Parkland, Pierce County, Poulsbo, Puyallup, Redmond, Renton, Riverton Heights, Sea Tac, Seattle, Sheridan Beach, Shoreline, Skyway, Snohomish County, Sumner, Tacoma, Thurston County, Tukwila, Tumwater, University Place, White Center and Woodinville.

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