Average Salary for City of Charlotte Employees

City of Charlotte employees bring home $58K per year on average. Your experience level influences pay for City of Charlotte workers the most, followed by your role at the company. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $44K annually. Survey participants who have worked at City of Charlotte for between five and 10 years earn $59K per year on average. The largest fraction of City of Charlotte people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $64K annually on average.


Police Officers earn the highest median pay at approximately $50K per year, followed by Crew Chiefs ($36K) annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Geographic Information Systems, who make around $64K per year. Law Enforcement Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $50K annually. City of Charlotte provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in $62K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Media / Public Relations; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $91K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the City of Charlotte workforce; nearly one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 18 percent. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; City of Charlotte sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. At City of Charlotte, most survey participants have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, a defined benefit retirement plan, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for City of Charlotte


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55 %
$41,938 - $67,006
$35,000 - $72,843

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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