Configuration Management Engineers in the United States take home an average $75K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Configuration Management Engineers survey respondents are men (73 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$51,405 - $114,397
MEDIAN: $75,313

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$51,405 - $114,397  
$1,007 - $14,899  
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$50,737 - $117,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Configuration Management (CM) Engineer

Configuration management (CM) engineers are responsible for establishing and maintaining configuration management tools, as well as supporting configuration identification. Software such as ClearCase or Subversion is typically used to implement configuration management tools, so training and experience in these or similar programs is often necessary.


Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Tasks

  • Create and maintain documentation for tools used to support configuration management.
  • Monitor configuration management processes.
  • Provide user support and troubleshoot issues with configuration management software.

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Pay by Experience Level for Configuration Management (CM) Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Configuration Management Engineers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $65K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $82K. Configuration Management Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $89K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $99K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.


27 %
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 8%