Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware Salary

The majority of Configuration Software Managers in the United States — nearly one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $46K to $117K per year, and the median is $84K annually. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Configuration Software Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Configuration Software Managers is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$46,864 - $116,212
(Median)
$47K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,419
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90%

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$17.62 - $48.79
(Median)
$18
$25
$49
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,864 - $116,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
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$45,800 - $117,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.62 - $48.79  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $75.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
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$45,800 - $117,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware

A configuration manager's basic job consists of administering and providing the processes that are used to manage and control the changes throughout the life cycle of software products. The software configuration manager will make sure that the software stays reliable and can be reproduced throughout the entire development process, even if there are revisions or changes that were made.

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Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware Tasks

  • Oversee baseline configurations for applications, software, and hardware assets.
  • Identify, organize, and control software and hardware configuration changes.
  • Identify and cooridinate processes for version management, system build, backup and recovery, archiving, and change management.
  • Support and facilitate auditing and reporting.

Common Career Paths for Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware


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Configuration Software Managers who take a Configuration Management Analyst role, an upper-level role, may see a decrease in pay. Pay for Configuration Management Analysts is usually $61K.

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Survey results suggest that Configuration Software Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in UNIX, Visual Studio, Linux, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SQL and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Configuration Software Managers. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $59K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $85K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Configuration Software Managers make a median salary of $89K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $97K.

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Experience Affects Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 12%

Visual Studio
up arrow 4%

National Average
$84,000

Linux
up arrow 12%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 14%

SQL
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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