Salaries for Chief Technology Officers with Microsoft Office skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($117K) per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$61,348 - $180,012
(Median)
$61K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $117,226
10%
50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$61,348 - $180,012  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $78,297  
Profit Sharing
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,294 - $205,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $88K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $95K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $136K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $121K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$120,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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