Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C
Embedded
Development

United States Location

Denver - Boulder - Greeley
CO
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$107,539

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 8 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,648 at 3.39%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 8 Months: $107,539 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $90,247 & $124,831; and, 5% of Jobs top $149,835.

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.

$321,632 = 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% $158,015
5% $149,835
10% $140,446
25% $124,831
33% $118,460
50% $107,539
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 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% $104,319 $110,758
25% $99,374 $115,704
33% $96,617 $118,460
50% $90,247 $124,831
67% $82,549 $132,529
95% $57,063 $158,015
Salary Average =

$107,539

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 8 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 8 Months $103,297 $4,242 at 4.11%
5 Years and 8 Months $107,539 $3,648 at 3.39%
6 Years and 8 Months $111,187 $3,201 at 2.88%

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: $58,089 at the low experience of Entry Level; $107,539 at the average experience of 5 Years and 8 Months; and, $124,975 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 $58,089 $18,044 at 31.06%
Average 5 Years and 8 Months $107,539 $3,648 at 3.39%
Top 12 Years $124,975 $1,935 at 1.55%

Qualifications

Description

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

Skills

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,
    and
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.

Characteristics

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,
20.9% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
28.3% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
55.5% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
42.9% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
30.9% of job descriptions;
MicroController,
19.9% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
9.4% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
28.3% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
22% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
14.1% of job descriptions;
Git,
5.8% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
3.7% of job descriptions.

Location

Denver, CO

Colorado,
Adams, Arapahoe, Arvada, Aurora, Boulder, Brighton, Broadway Estates, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Cherry Hills Village, Cherry Knolls, Commerce City, Denver, Douglas, Dupont, Edgewater, Englewood, Evergreen, Federal Heights, Fort Lupton, Golden, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Jefferson, Lafayetville, Lakewood, Littleton, Loisville, Longmont, Northglen, Parker, Sheridan, Sherrelwood, Thornton, Weld, Westminster, Wheat Ridge and Windsor.

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