Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is $99,349 per year. A skill in Software Architecture is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Total Pay (?
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$53,967 - $160,810
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $99,349
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Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Total Pay (?
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$13.73 - $75.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$53,967 - $160,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
Profit Sharing
$966 - $19,653  
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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$49,227 - $171,341  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $75.00  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $64.11  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$966 - $19,653  
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).
)
$49,227 - $171,341  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Advice

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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.

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

Software Architecture
up arrow 13%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 3%
Leadership
up arrow 2%
National Average
$101,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%
IT Management
up arrow 3%
Product Development
up arrow 3%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 14%
HTML
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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 19%
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