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City Manager Salary (United States)

A City Manager earns an average salary of $85,386 per year.
City Manager Salary (?
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$48,020 - $149,929
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $85,386
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City Manager Salary (?
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$9.93 - $25.53
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,020 - $149,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,697  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $3,500  
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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$47,773 - $152,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$23.69 - $35.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,697  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $3,500  
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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$47,773 - $152,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for City Manager

  • Oversee the preparation and administration of the annual city budget.
  • Manage and coordinate the daily operation of city departments and services.
  • Implement legislation enacted by elected officials and advise elected officials during the development of policies and ordinances.
  • Supervise city department heads and administrative personnel.

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Experience Affects City Manager Salaries

National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect City Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 5%
Operations Management
up arrow 2%
Budget Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$86,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%