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Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is $102,926 per year. A skill in C# is associated with high pay for this job.

$56,226 - $167,539
(Median)
$56K
$100K
$170K
MEDIAN: $102,925
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$10.30 - $77.57
(Median)
$10
$22
$78
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,226 - $167,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $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).
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$52,525 - $176,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $77.57  
   
Overtime
$20.80 - $41.90  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $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).
)
$52,525 - $176,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Philadelphia:
"Computers Are A Means, Not An End."
It is easy to get caught up in the details of new technologies, but a good CTO is always mindful of how it advances the objectives of the business. Never allow the technology to dictate company objectives; rather, company objectives need to dictate the technology.

 
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

C#
up arrow 20%

Software Architecture
up arrow 6%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

National Average
$107,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

IT Management
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 7%

PHP
up arrow 14%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 16%

HTML
up arrow 24%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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