Salary Report

Information Technology Job


United States Location

Detroit - Ann Arbor - Flint
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 6/1/21 to 5/31/22

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$8,595 at 10.23%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $83,989 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $73,261 & $94,718; and, 5% of Jobs top $110,344.

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.

$310,588 = 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 6/1/21 to 5/31/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $115,509
5% $110,344
10% $104,452
25% $94,718
33% $90,762
50% $83,989
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $81,993 $85,985
25% $78,927 $89,052
33% $77,217 $90,762
50% $73,261 $94,718
67% $68,470 $99,509
95% $52,470 $115,509
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 Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $75,408 $8,581 at 11.38%
5 Years $83,989 $8,595 at 10.23%
6 Years $92,584 $8,602 at 9.29%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level and increases at a fixed rate with experience.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $59,069 at the low experience of 2 Years and 1 Month; $83,989 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $109,075 at the top experience of 7 Years and 11 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 3 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 6/1/21 to 5/31/22.

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Salary by Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years $66,855 $8,553 at 12.79%
4 Years $75,408 $8,581 at 11.38%
5 Years $83,989 $8,595 at 10.23%
6 Years $92,584 $8,602 at 9.29%
7 Years $101,186 $8,606 at 8.51%

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 2 Years and 1 Month $59,069 $8,497 at 14.38%
Average 5 Years $83,989 $8,595 at 10.23%
Top 7 Years and 11 Months $109,075 $8,606 at 7.89%



Software maintain and enhance, using COBOL programming language, are the position's primary responsibilities.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • COBOL (Common Business-Oriented Language);
  • 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,
9.9% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
9.9% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
19.8% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
75.3% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
44.4% of job descriptions;
IBM CICS (Customer Information Control System),
33.3% of job descriptions;
IBM JCL (Job Control Language),
80.2% of job descriptions;
IBM VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method),
49.4% of job descriptions;
42% of job descriptions;
CA IDMS (Integrated Database Management System),
38.3% of job descriptions;
SQL (Structured Query Language),
16% of job descriptions;
Oracle PL/SQL (Procedural Language / Structured Query Language),
19.8% of job descriptions.


Detroit, MI

Adrian, Allen Park, Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Beecher, Bloomfield Hills, Burton, Clinton Township, Dearborn, Detroit, Eastpointe, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Fleshing, Flint, Garden City, Genesee County, Grand Blanc, Lapeer County, Lenawee County, Lincoln Park, Livingston County, Livonia, Macomb County, Madison Heights, Monroe County, Northville, Novi, Oak Park, Oakland County, Plymouth, Pontiac, Port Huron, Redford, River Rouge, Rochester Hills, Roseville, Royal Oak, South Field, Southfield, Southgate, St. Clair County, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, Tecumseh, Troy, Walled Lake, Warren, Washtenaw County, Waterford, Wayne County, Westland, Whitmore Lake and Wyandotte.

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