Late-Career City Managers take home approximately $109K per year on average. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Late-Career City Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most Late-Career City Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$59,206 - $181,807
MEDIAN: $109,339

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$59,206 - $181,807  
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$56,997 - $185,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


27 %
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%