Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salary

Configuration Management Engineers in the United States take home an average $78K annually. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Configuration Management Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, Configuration Management Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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

  • 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.

Configuration Management Engineers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $63K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $86K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Configuration Management Engineers make a median salary of $90K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $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%