Mid-Career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) earns an average salary of $111,828 per year. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Total Pay (?
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$61,395 - $171,315
(Median)
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170K
MEDIAN: $111,828
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Mid-Career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Total Pay (?
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$18.00 - $125.00
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MEDIAN: $65.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$61,395 - $171,315  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,916  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $29,087  
Commission
$2,000 - $55,000  
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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$64,651 - $187,505  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 525
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.00 - $125.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,916  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $55,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $29,087  
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).
)
$64,651 - $187,505  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 525
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 14%
Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
San Francisco
up arrow 7%
National Average
$122,000
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

Java
up arrow 11%
Software Architecture
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Leadership
up arrow 1%
National Average
$122,000
Product Development
up arrow 1%
IT Management
up arrow 3%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 12%
PHP
up arrow 13%
HTML
up arrow 15%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 19%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 28%

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 15%
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