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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary with Software Architecture skills

Chief Technology Officers with Software Architecture skills enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($153K) annually. In the world of Chief Technology Officers with Software Architecture skills, total cash compensation can vary between $103K and $259K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $62K and $58K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chief Technology Officers with Software Architecture skills. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$99,415 - $214,479
(Median)
$99K
$150K
$210K
MEDIAN: $153,092
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National Salary 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$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$99,415 - $214,479  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $61,534  
Profit Sharing
$2,452 - $58,175  
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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$103,053 - $258,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 371

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with Software Architecture skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Chief Technology Officers with Software Architecture skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $118K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $125K. Chief Technology Officers with Software Architecture skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $167K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $182K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Chief Technology Officers with Software Architecture skills, location is an influential factor in determining pay. American cities to the east — Boston, New York, and Washington — all offer salaries upward of the national average; in fact, these names represent the highest-paid cities for Chief Technology Officers with Software Architecture skills in the country. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Francisco, 13 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with Software Architecture skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$169,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%