Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salary

The average Configuration Management Engineer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $78K per year. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Configuration Management Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a large number get vision plans, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Configuration Management Engineers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,046 - $109,910
MEDIAN: $77,781

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$46,998 - $113,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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

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

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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.

For many Configuration Management Engineers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $63K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $86K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Configuration Management Engineers bring in $90K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $98K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 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: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%