Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Professional

United States Location

Seattle - Tacoma - Bremerton
WA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$83,206

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$3,362 at 4.04%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 1 Month: $83,206 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $69,028 & $97,383; and, 5% of Jobs top $117,785.

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% $124,413
5% $117,785
10% $110,146
25% $97,383
33% $92,259
50% $83,206
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 1 Month Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $80,564 $85,847
25% $76,508 $89,903
33% $74,152 $92,259
50% $69,028 $97,383
67% $62,870 $103,541
95% $41,998 $124,413
Salary Average =

$83,206

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 5 Years and 1 Month Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 1 Month $79,238 $3,968 at 5.01%
5 Years and 1 Month $83,206 $3,362 at 4.04%
6 Years and 1 Month $86,568 $2,918 at 3.37%

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

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).