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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

The average pay for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Washington, District of Columbia is $151,720 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Leadership, Product Development, and Software Architecture. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$91,300 - $205,891
MEDIAN: $151,719

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$91,300 - $205,891  
$976 - $51,613  
Profit Sharing
$3,523 - $29,799  
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).
$103,478 - $255,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Experience Affects Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

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Product Development
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Software Architecture
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National Average

IT Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


13 %
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 12%