Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded
Development

United States Location

Albany - Schenectady - Troy
NY
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$85,037

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 4 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,921 at 3.44%

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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 & 4 Months: $85,037 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $71,239 & $98,836; and, 5% of Jobs top $118,749.

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.

$306,277 = 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% $125,244
5% $118,749
10% $111,281
25% $98,836
33% $93,754
50% $85,037
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 4 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% $82,468 $87,607
25% $78,521 $91,554
33% $76,321 $93,754
50% $71,239 $98,836
67% $65,101 $104,974
95% $44,831 $125,244
Salary Average =

$85,037

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 4 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 4 Months $81,576 $3,462 at 4.24%
5 Years and 4 Months $85,037 $2,921 at 3.44%
6 Years and 4 Months $87,959 $2,526 at 2.87%

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: $43,538 at the low experience of Entry Level; $83,386 at the average experience of 4 Years and 10 Months; and, $96,630 at the top experience of 10 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 9 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

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++;
  • 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,
21.3% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
15.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
44.8% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
3.5% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
29.8% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
22.5% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
4.1% of job descriptions;
MicroController,
12.1% of job descriptions;
Qt,
3.8% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
15.9% of job descriptions;
Git,
5.4% of job descriptions;
Scrum software methodology,
6% of job descriptions.

Location

Albany, NY

New York,
Albany, Cobleskill, Cohoes, Colonie, Delmar, Latham, Londonville, Montgomery, Niskayuna, Rensselaer, Roessleville, Rotterdam, Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Schoharie, Scotia, Troy, Watervliet and Westmore.

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