Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

A Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with IT Security & Infrastructure skills earns an average salary of $145,946 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$81,170 - $224,401
$81K
$150K
$220K
MEDIAN: $145,946
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$27.25 - $138.58
$56
MEDIAN: $55.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$81,170 - $224,401  
   
Bonus
$1,960 - $61,993  
Profit Sharing
$2,027 - $100,671  
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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$83,676 - $265,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$55.96  
   
Overtime
$54.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Bonus
$1,960 - $61,993  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,027 - $100,671  
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).
)
$83,676 - $265,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 156 salaries. A Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $177,000 based on 129 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $155,323

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Key Stats for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
47%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$155,000

▼1%

Mid-Career
▼26%

Entry-Level
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%