Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Professional

United States Location

Buffalo - Niagara Falls
NY
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$62,528

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,163 at 6.66%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 6 Months: $62,528 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $51,781 & $73,276; and, 5% of Jobs top $88,767.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $93,811
5% $88,767
10% $82,961
25% $73,276
33% $69,391
50% $62,528
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 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% $60,526 $64,530
25% $57,452 $67,605
33% $55,666 $69,391
50% $51,781 $73,276
67% $47,109 $77,947
95% $31,245 $93,811
Salary Average =

$62,528

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 4 Years and 6 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 6 Months $57,528 $5,000 at 8.69%
4 Years and 6 Months $62,528 $4,163 at 6.66%
5 Years and 6 Months $66,691 $3,566 at 5.35%

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: $33,994 at the low experience of 9 Months; $62,528 at the average experience of 4 Years and 6 Months; and, $75,706 at the top experience of 8 Years and 4 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = 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 9 Months $33,994 $11,262 at 33.13%
Average 4 Years and 6 Months $62,528 $4,163 at 6.66%
Top 8 Years and 4 Months $75,706 $2,536 at 3.35%

Qualifications

Description

An Information Technology Professional is involved in the design, development, administration and/or support of digital interactive services delivering written language, numeric data, graphic display, sound and/or device control in a business, government or consumer environment.

A division of labor within the profession has created numerous specialist occupations within the broad categories of software applications, system operation, data storage, network communication and user presentation.

Demand

Professional Opportunities
Application Developer,
35% of job descriptions;
Lead Application Developer,
8% of job descriptions;
System Professional,
22% of job descriptions;
Lead System Professional,
4% of job descriptions;
Database Professional,
9% of job descriptions;
Business System Professional,
20% of job descriptions;
Information Technology Director,
2% of job descriptions;
IT Software Quality Assurance Professional,
8% of job descriptions;
SAP - Application Professional,
7% of job descriptions;
IBM Cognos - Business Intelligence Professional,
5% of job descriptions;
Java with JDBC/SQL Database and JSF/JSP/HTML/XML UI - Developer,
5% of job descriptions;
Oracle - Application Developer,
4% of job descriptions.

Location

Buffalo - Niagara Falls, NY:

New York,
Amherst, Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Depew, Erie, Hamburg, Kenmore, Lackawana, Lancaster, Lockport, Niagara Falls, Niagara, North Tonawanda, Seneca, Tonawanda, West Seneca and Williamsville.

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