Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C
Embedded
Development

United States Location

Pittsburgh
PA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 9/1/19 to 8/31/20

Salary Average

$50,650

Experience Requirement

Entry Level

Raise +1 Year

$24,645 at 48.66%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of Entry Level: $50,650 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $33,003 & $68,297; and, 5% of Jobs top $93,955.

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.

$273,665 = 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 9/1/19 to 8/31/20.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $102,414
5% $93,955
10% $84,291
25% $68,297
33% $61,791
50% $50,650
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at Entry Level Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $47,366 $53,934
25% $42,321 $58,979
33% $39,509 $61,791
50% $33,003 $68,297
Salary Average =

$50,650

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 Entry Level Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Entry Level $50,650 $24,645 at 48.66%
1 Year $75,295 $14,444 at 19.18%

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: $50,650 at the low experience of Entry Level; $116,385 at the average experience of 5 Years and 4 Months; and, $138,441 at the top experience of 10 Years and 9 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 9 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 9/1/19 to 8/31/20.

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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 Entry Level $50,650 $24,645 at 48.66%
Average 5 Years and 4 Months $116,385 $5,231 at 4.49%
Top 10 Years and 9 Months $138,441 $2,915 at 2.11%

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,
13.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
28.4% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
62.1% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
43.2% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
25.3% of job descriptions;
MicroController,
12.6% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
11.6% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
24.2% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
21.1% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
8.4% of job descriptions;
Git,
4.2% of job descriptions;
IBM Rational ClearCase,
4.2% of job descriptions.

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Pennsylvania,
Allegheny, Avalon, Baldwin, Beaver, Bellevue, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Butler, Canonsburg, Carnegie, Castle Shannon, Clairton, Connelsville, Corapolis, Dormant, Duquesne, Fayette, Forest Hills, Fox Chapel, Glassport, Greensburg, Harrison City, Harrison, Jefferson, Latrobe, McCandless, McKees Rocks, McKeesport, Monroeville, Mount Lebanon, Munhall, New Kensington, North Braddock, Oakmont, Peasant Hills, Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Plum, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, Uniontown, Washington, West Mifflin, West View, Westmoreland, Wexford, White Oak, Whotehall and Wilkensburg.

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