Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C
Embedded
Development

United States Location

Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
MI
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 12/1/21 to 11/30/22

Salary Average

$90,034

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$11,760 at 13.06%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 10 Months: $90,034 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $80,056 & $100,013; and, 5% of Jobs top $114,661.

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.

$335,911 = 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.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 12/1/21 to 11/30/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $119,556
5% $114,661
10% $109,114
25% $100,013
33% $96,330
50% $90,034
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 10 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% $88,180 $91,889
25% $85,329 $94,740
33% $83,739 $96,330
50% $80,056 $100,013
67% $75,585 $104,484
95% $60,513 $119,556
Salary Average =

$90,034

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 10 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 10 Months $78,207 $11,827 at 15.12%
4 Years and 10 Months $90,034 $11,760 at 13.06%
5 Years and 10 Months $101,794 $11,728 at 11.52%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases gradually in the first years, rises vigorously with greater experience and grows robustly into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is more than that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $32,711 at the low experience of 4 Months; $90,034 at the average experience of 4 Years and 10 Months; and, $142,805 at the top experience of 9 Years and 4 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 8 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 12/1/21 to 11/30/22.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 4 Months $32,711 $14,762 at 45.13%
Average 4 Years and 10 Months $90,034 $11,760 at 13.06%
Top 9 Years and 4 Months $142,805 $11,717 at 8.20%

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,
15.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
35.3% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
31.4% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
33.3% of job descriptions;
MicroController,
35.3% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
29.4% of job descriptions;
Linux,
17.6% of job descriptions;
Git,
11.8% of job descriptions.

Location

Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan,
Allegan, East Grand Rapids, Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Holland, Kent, Kentwood, Muskegon, Ottawa, Walker and Wyoming.

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