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Tech Salaries: The Good News (And the Bad): Page 2

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(Salary figures provided by Dice.)

Metro Area IT Salaries, 2005 - 2007

Some regions are stagnant (and some are actually down) but Silicon Valley continues to rise:

METRO AREA: 2005 2006 2007
Silicon Valley $85,430 $90,310 $93,876
Boston $79,211 $80,308 $83,465
Baltimore/ Wash. D.C. $75,593 $79,911 $81,750
Los Angeles $73,911 $79,583 $81,039
New York $76,382 $80,006 $80,770
Seattle $73,105 $79,787 $79,636
Denver $74,823 $77,317 $77,846
Dallas/Ft. Worth $71,494 $74,656 $76,560
Chicago $71,496 $75,154 $76,407
San Diego $72,163 $79,416 $75,994
Atlanta $73,684 $72,323 $74,822
Philadelphia $71,881 $72,786 $74,442
Hartford $72,265 $71,796 $73,372
Houston $68,358 $71,526 $72,733
Phoenix $70,023 $74,976 $71,246
Detroit $64,154 $67,080 $67,271

Top Average Salaries for Popular Technology Skills, 2007

Some highly paid tech specialties:

AREA OF EXPERTISE: 2007
ETL - Extract, Transform and Load $96,559
ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning $95,589
SOAP - Simple Object Access Protocol $95,387
Business Intelligence $94,317
Data Warehouse $93,200
ITIL $92,663
JBoss $92,518
Sarbanes Oxley $91,542
Korn Shell $90,948
Siebel $90,833

Tech Salaries by industry sector, 2005 - 2007

The difference in pay levels between industry sectors is very significant:

INDUSTRY SECTOR: 2005 2006 2007
U.S. Average $69,700 $73,308 $74,570
Financial-Insurance $76,092 $82,504 $82,961
Computer Software $74,730 $77,582 $79,756
Telecommunications $72,430 $78,003 $77,312
Government-Defense $69,078 $75,086 $77,187
Medical-Pharmaceutical $71,714 $72,717 $74,689
Manufacturing $66,732 $71,878 $73,470
Internet Services $65,426 $71,854 $71,538
Computer Hardware $66,462 $69,987 $70,740
Retail-Mail Order-E-Commerce $55,909 $63,830 $66,782

Average Salary by Years of Experience, 2005 - 2007

Along with project managers, experienced professionals are in demand:

YEARS OF IT EXPERIENCE: 2005 2006 2007
Less than 1 year $37,471 $42,414 $41,457
1-2 years $41,229 $46,935 $47,648
3 - 5 years $52,363 $55,922 $58,037
6 - 10 years $68,355 $72,707 $73,449
11 - 14 years $80,933 $83,907 $86,426
More than 15 Years $86,332 $90,125 $93,107

Average Salary by Level of Satisfaction, 2007

Not surprisingly, better paid workers tend to be more satisfied:

LEVEL OF SATISFACTION: 2005 2006
Very satisfied 14% $93,065
Somewhat satisfied 39% $81,684
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 15% $71,091
Somewhat dissatisfied 21% $63,612
Very dissatisfied 11% $51,560

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