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Beginner Programmer Salaries in NYC?

I'm a brand-new full-stack web developer (with an emphasis on front-end) at a small NYC startup. I'm on contract but will probably be asked if I want to permanently join the team next week. What offer would be too low for me to say yes? [more inside]
posted by Yoko Ono's Advice Column on Jul 23, 2015 - 17 answers

Determining employee salaries: reward performance over seniority?

I'm trying to decide on a best compensation model for paying my employees (help desk staff at a software company); looking for any and all writings on the subject. [more inside]
posted by Mr. Professional on Jul 6, 2015 - 19 answers

Business math word problem: calculating salary through "growth tiers"

I'd like some help coming up with a formula for calculating annual salary increases. The idea is that a given job description will have two "growth tiers", through which an employee's salary will increase at different rates, and beyond which their salary cannot increase further (except for cost-of-living adjustment). There's also a "base growth factor", which is determined by individual employee performance--e.g. 10% for a stellar employee, 6% for a good employee, etc. Lots more inside. [more inside]
posted by Mr. Professional on Apr 22, 2015 - 4 answers

How useful are the wage reports at JobBank.gc.ca?

I was poking around the wage reports for various occupations provided by the government of Canada. I was wondering how useful the figures are for someone who is, say, negotiating a salary or trying to come up with a salary range to post a position. [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Apr 13, 2015 - 3 answers

How do I negotiate a salary for a new job?

I'm finally switching industries though sticking to my current role of office manager. I will almost definitely be taking a pay cut but I need to know how much I can realistically negotiate and how to do it. [more inside]
posted by shesbenevolent on Apr 13, 2015 - 7 answers

Does a map exist of USG Locality Pay Areas?

Either Google is playing dumb or I don't know what to search for, but I'm coming up with nothing. Where can I find (or easily populate) a map of the locality pay areas as defined by the U.S. Government? Bonus if they're somehow shaded on a scale reflecting the locality payment (% increase from "base salaries").
posted by psoas on May 22, 2013 - 3 answers

salary advice for entry-level architect just graduating from Harvard

I am about to graduate from Harvard Architecture School (GSD) with an M.Arch. and am trying to think about what to do in terms of next career steps. I've worked in architectural offices over the summers (some prominent ones) and not been too thrilled with the work and am now trying to decide what to do about my career. A factor in my decision is earning potential and salary. [more inside]
posted by cmp4Meta on Dec 29, 2012 - 14 answers

What would be the gross salary offered in UK(Northern Ireland) for 7 year experienced person?

I am having 7 years experience in Embedded S/W, DSP, Multimedia Codecs in India, after Masters(M.Tech); What is the approximate annual gross salary can one expect if he is in negotiations with a permanent employment in UK(NI)?
posted by goldenmean on May 1, 2010 - 1 answer

How much do first year our GI docs make in NYC?

Anyone know what the best way to find out what salaries are for Gastroenterologist docs in New York City? or just what is a good starting salary for a GI doc in NYC? All I get are averages when I search on the internet.
posted by Davidissimo on Aug 17, 2009 - 2 answers

How to know if your luck has run out?

Five interviews in a three weeks...no offers...Am I doing something wrong or is it 'the market'? [more inside]
posted by lslelel on Aug 1, 2009 - 22 answers

How can I convince selfish bosses I should make more money?

Is there an ideal or recommended proportion of management vs. staff salaries? I work at a non-profit, and management salaries are about 40% of total salaries. This seems high to me. [more inside]
posted by Mavri on Dec 6, 2006 - 3 answers

Salary Requirements in Cover Letters

Sending in a resume today and they are asking for salary requirements. How do I word salary requirements in the cover letter? Is there any standard language used or convention to follow?
posted by ao4047 on Jun 22, 2005 - 17 answers

Where can I find a reasonably up-to-date file of wage earning statistics for the US, broken down by age?

Anyone know where I can find a reasonably up-to-date of wage earning statistics for the US, broken down by age?
posted by ph00dz on Jan 5, 2005 - 4 answers

Urban legend? Employee mass mails salary info to whole company?

I vaguely recall hearing about an employee emailing his/her company's confidential salary information to all employees. I've googled and Snoped, but to no avail. I know this was in some commercial, but did it happen in real life?
posted by found missing on Sep 15, 2004 - 14 answers


Any suggestions or anecdotes on researching possible locations for a big move? How to find out mean home prices, salaries, quality of life type stuff? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by msacheson on Jul 6, 2004 - 6 answers

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