Salary Report

Information Technology Job


United States Location

New Orleans
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years and 4 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,308 at 3.28%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 4 Months: $100,744 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $86,392 & $115,097; and, 5% of Jobs top $135,902.

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.

$286,639 = 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% $142,733
5% $135,902
10% $128,079
25% $115,097
33% $109,807
50% $100,744
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 4 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% $98,073 $103,416
25% $93,969 $107,520
33% $91,681 $109,807
50% $86,392 $115,097
67% $79,996 $121,493
95% $58,756 $142,733
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 4 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 4 Months $96,868 $3,876 at 4.00%
5 Years and 4 Months $100,744 $3,308 at 3.28%
6 Years and 4 Months $104,052 $2,885 at 2.77%

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: $59,242 at the low experience of Entry Level; $100,744 at the average experience of 5 Years and 4 Months; and, $114,854 at the top experience of 10 Years and 10 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 5 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 $59,242 $15,539 at 26.23%
Average 5 Years and 4 Months $100,744 $3,308 at 3.28%
Top 10 Years and 10 Months $114,854 $1,832 at 1.60%



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,
21.4% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
22.9% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
55% of job descriptions;
46.6% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
27.5% of job descriptions;
14.5% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
9.9% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
22.1% of job descriptions;
20.6% of job descriptions;
13% of job descriptions;
5.3% of job descriptions;
IBM Rational ClearCase,
3.1% of job descriptions.


New Orleans, LA

Arabi, Avondale, Bellechasse, Chalmette, Covington, Gretna, Harahan, Harvey, Jefferson County, Kenner, La Place, Marrero, Meraux, Metairie, New Orleans, Orleans County, Plaquemines County, Reserve, River Ridge, Slidell, St Bernard County, St Charles County, St James County, St John Baptist County, St Tammany County, Terrytown and Westwego.

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