City Manager Salary (United States)

A City Manager earns an average salary of $85,403 per year.
City Manager Total Pay (?
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$46,692 - $150,492
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $85,403
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City Manager Total Pay (?
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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
$46,692 - $150,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,094  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $3,439  
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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$46,638 - $153,075  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 401
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 - $19,094  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $3,439  
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).
)
$46,638 - $153,075  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 401
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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 9%
Operations Management
up arrow 2%
Budget Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$86,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 7%
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