Entry-Level City Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level City Managers lies in the neighborhood of $70K per year. Most Entry-Level City Managers survey respondents are men (73 percent). Most Entry-Level City Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,677 - $136,588
$41K
$70K
$140K
MEDIAN: $70,000
10%
50%
90%

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$14.58 - $40.69
$18
MEDIAN: $17.50
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,677 - $136,588  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,532  
Profit Sharing
$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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$40,022 - $135,656  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.50  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,532  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$40,022 - $135,656  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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
17%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect City Manager Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Budget Management
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼13%

Operations Management
▼19%

Microsoft Word
▼23%

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: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 9%
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