Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in San Diego, California Salary

The average San Diego Chief Technology Officer can expect to rake in roughly $164K annually. Most Chief Technology Officers in San Diego like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$111,832 - $228,615
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MEDIAN: $163,686
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Salary $111,832 - $228,615
Bonus $0.00 - $50,322
Profit Sharing $6,250
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$111,832 - $273,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Q: What is it like working in San Diego?

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in San Diego:
"A founder's perspective."
Pros: Life science funding is abundant in San Diego.
Cons: I wouldn't start another company in San Diego. Not as thriving of an environment as the Bay. Less options for everyone all around.

Key Stats for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
5%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
57%
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Experience Affects Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

▲17%

National Average
$175,000

Experienced
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼20%

Skills That Affect Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

National Average
$175,000

Product Development
▼4%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼4%

Software Architecture
▼5%

Leadership
▼13%

Project Management
▼14%

IT Management
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
5%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 4%
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