Entry-Level City Manager Salary

Average Entry-Level City Managers make around $66K per year. Male Entry-Level City Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,097 - $130,345
$41K
$66K
$130K
MEDIAN: $66,209
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$0$132K
Salary $41,097 - $130,345
Bonus $0.00 - $21,532
Profit Sharing $500
Total Pay (?
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$40,228 - $132,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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Key Stats for City Manager

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect City Manager Salaries

Budget Management
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼12%

Operations Management
▼18%

Microsoft Word
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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