Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salary

The average Configuration Management Engineer in the United States earns approximately $77K per year. Male Configuration Management Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Work is enjoyable for Configuration Management Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$45,056 - $108,053
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$45K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,592
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$45,056 - $108,053  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$46,753 - $112,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Configuration Management Engineers. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $62K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $85K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Configuration Management Engineers see a median salary of $90K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Configuration Management Engineers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $99K.

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Experience Affects Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 6%
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