Average Salary for City of Charlotte Employees

The average employee at City of Charlotte takes home $58K annually. City of Charlotte paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though what you do at the company is also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $59K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $50K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of City of Charlotte folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $63K per year.


Police Officers are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing approximately $50K annually; Crew Chiefs are next on the list, bringing in close to $36K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Geographic Information Systems are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $64K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Law Enforcement Certification is rewarded with median pay of $50K per year. City of Charlotte provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in $62K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Scheduling in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $72K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; slightly less than one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Safety Compliance, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only a quarter of survey participants. With an eye toward the future, City of Charlotte offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a company pension plan. Almost all workers report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for City of Charlotte


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59 %
$41,938 - $68,467
$35,235 - $70,357

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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