Salary Report

Information Technology Job


United States Location

USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years and 7 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,725 at 3.55%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 7 Months: $104,892 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $88,102 & $121,683; and, 5% of Jobs top $145,963.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$322,115 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $153,906
5% $145,963
10% $136,846
25% $121,683
33% $115,497
50% $104,892
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 7 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% $101,766 $108,019
25% $96,964 $112,821
33% $94,288 $115,497
50% $88,102 $121,683
67% $80,627 $129,157
95% $55,879 $153,906
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 5 Years and 7 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 7 Months $100,552 $4,340 at 4.32%
5 Years and 7 Months $104,892 $3,725 at 3.55%
6 Years and 7 Months $108,618 $3,263 at 3.00%

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: $55,248 at the low experience of Entry Level; $104,892 at the average experience of 5 Years and 7 Months; and, $122,818 at the top experience of 12 Years.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

16 Years and 10 Months = 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 Entry Level $55,248 $18,258 at 33.05%
Average 5 Years and 7 Months $104,892 $3,726 at 3.55%
Top 12 Years $122,818 $1,952 at 1.59%



Software development, using C programming language on an embedded platform, is the position's primary responsibility.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • C programming language;
  • Embedded;
  • Software-Application Developer,
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Big Data, Cloud, .Net, Embedded, Front End, Full Stack, Machine Learning, Mobile, Portal, Software (SW), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX) or Web,
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
20.6% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
27% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
53.4% of job descriptions;
41.3% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
30.7% of job descriptions;
19% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
8.5% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
25.4% of job descriptions;
21.7% of job descriptions;
14.3% of job descriptions;
7.4% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
3.7% of job descriptions.


Atlanta, GA

Alpharetta, Atlanta, Barrow County, Bartow County, Belvedere, Brookhaven, Carroll County, Carrollton, Cartersville, Chamblee, Cherokee County, Clarkson, Clayton County, Cobb County, College Park, Conley, Conyers, Coweta County, Decatur, DeKalb County, Doraville, Douglas County, Druid Hills, Duluth, Dunaire, Dunwoody, East Marietta, East Point, Fair Oaks, Fayette County, Forest Park, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gresham Park, Griffin, Gwinnett County, Hapeville, Henry County, Kennesaw, Lawrenceville, Marietta, Monroe, Newman, Newnan, Newton County, Norcross, North Decatur, Panthersville, Paulding County, Peachtree City, Pendley Hills, Pickens County, Rockdale County, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Scottdale, Smyrna, South Decatur, Spalding County, Suwanee, Tucker, Walton County, Walton and Winder.

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