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Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salary

Earnings for Configuration Management Engineers in the United States come in at around $75K per year on average. Almost all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a large number collect vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Configuration Management Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,248 - $107,884
MEDIAN: $75,300

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$44,248 - $107,884  
$0.00 - $8,808  
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
$45,608 - $109,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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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.

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $61K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $85K. Configuration Management Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $89K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $99K.

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Experience Affects Configuration Management (CM) Engineer Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.


25 %
75 %

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: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 4%