A Mid-Career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) earns an average salary of $120,290 per year. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

$69,333 - $199,098
(Median)
$69K
$120K
$200K
MEDIAN: $120,289
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$14.63 - $193.92
(Median)
$15
$30
$190
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$69,333 - $199,098  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $40,406  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $51,204  
Commission
$15,000  
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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$67,292 - $214,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $193.92  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$99.33 - $40,406  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $51,204  
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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$67,292 - $214,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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National Average: $125,071

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Skills That Affect Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 10%

Software Architecture
up arrow 7%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$125,000

C++
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 6%

PHP
up arrow 8%

JavaScript
up arrow 10%

IT Management
up arrow 12%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 18%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 19%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 19%

HTML
up arrow 25%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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