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Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salary

Average Configuration Management Engineers in the United States make around $76K annually. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Configuration Management Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction for Configuration Management Engineers is high. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and most get vision plans, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,778 - $108,053
MEDIAN: $76,244

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$44,778 - $108,053  
$0.00 - $9,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $6,000  
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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).
$46,207 - $109,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.

Configuration Management Engineers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $61K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $85K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Configuration Management Engineers make a median salary of $89K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $99K on average.

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Experience Affects Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

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


28 %
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: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 5%