Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C
Embedded
Development

United States Location

Sacramento - Yolo
CA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$125,419

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,920 at 3.92%

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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 & 6 Months: $125,419 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $107,046 & $143,793; and, 5% of Jobs top $170,356.

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.

$292,235 = 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% $179,043
5% $170,356
10% $160,383
25% $143,793
33% $137,024
50% $125,419
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 6 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% $121,998 $128,841
25% $116,743 $134,095
33% $113,815 $137,024
50% $107,046 $143,793
67% $98,867 $151,972
95% $71,796 $179,043
Salary Average =

$125,419

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 6 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 6 Months $119,673 $5,746 at 4.80%
5 Years and 6 Months $125,419 $4,920 at 3.92%
6 Years and 6 Months $130,340 $4,302 at 3.30%

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: $60,716 at the low experience of Entry Level; $125,419 at the average experience of 5 Years and 6 Months; and, $148,344 at the top experience of 11 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 6 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 $60,716 $24,073 at 39.65%
Average 5 Years and 6 Months $125,419 $4,921 at 3.92%
Top 11 Years and 8 Months $148,344 $2,609 at 1.76%

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,
18% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
25.5% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
54.5% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
43.5% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
31% of job descriptions;
MicroController,
23.5% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
6% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
28% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
21% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
15.5% of job descriptions;
Git,
4% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
4% of job descriptions.

Location

Sacramento, CA

California,
Auburn, Cameron Park, Cameron Pk, Citrus Heights, Davis, El Dorado, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Galt, Lake Tahoe, Lincoln, North Highlands, Orangevale, Placer, Placerville, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Sacramento, South Lake Tahoe, Woodland and Yolo.

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