Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded Linux
Development

United States Location

Atlanta
GA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 7/1/20 to 6/30/21

Salary Average

$117,913

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 3 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,551 at 3.86%

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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 & 3 Months: $117,913 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $99,325 & $136,500; and, 5% of Jobs top $163,365.

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.

$295,520 = 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 7/1/20 to 6/30/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $172,148
5% $163,365
10% $153,280
25% $136,500
33% $129,653
50% $117,913
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 3 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% $114,452 $121,374
25% $109,136 $126,690
33% $106,173 $129,653
50% $99,325 $136,500
67% $91,052 $144,773
95% $63,678 $172,148
Salary Average =

$117,913

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 3 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 3 Months $112,568 $5,345 at 4.75%
5 Years and 3 Months $117,913 $4,551 at 3.86%
6 Years and 3 Months $122,463 $3,962 at 3.24%

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: $61,824 at the low experience of Entry Level; $117,913 at the average experience of 5 Years and 3 Months; and, $137,917 at the top experience of 11 Years.

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 7/1/20 to 6/30/21.

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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 $61,824 $21,181 at 34.26%
Average 5 Years and 3 Months $117,913 $4,550 at 3.86%
Top 11 Years $137,917 $2,456 at 1.78%

Qualifications

Description

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

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • C++;
  • Embedded;
  • Linux;
  • 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,
16.3% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
17.7% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
42.1% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
24.4% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
26.3% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
23.9% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
18.2% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
8.1% of job descriptions;
Qt,
24.9% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
2.4% of job descriptions;
Git,
23.9% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
2.9% of job descriptions.

Location

Atlanta, GA

Georgia,
Alpharetta, Atlanta, Barrow County, Bartow County, Belvedere, Brookhaven, Carroll County, Carrollton, Cartersville, Chamblee, Cherokee County, Clarkson, Clayton County, Cobb County, College Park, Conley, Conyers, Coweta County, Decatur, DeKalb County, Doraville, Douglas County, Druid Hills, Duluth, Dunaire, Dunwoody, East Marietta, East Point, Fair Oaks, Fayette County, Forest Park, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gresham Park, Griffin, Gwinnett County, Hapeville, Henry County, Kennesaw, Lawrenceville, Marietta, Monroe, Newman, Newnan, Newton County, Norcross, North Decatur, Panthersville, Paulding County, Peachtree City, Pendley Hills, Pickens County, Rockdale County, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Scottdale, Smyrna, South Decatur, Spalding County, Suwanee, Tucker, Walton County, Walton and Winder.

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