Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware Salary

Configuration Software Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $82K per year on average but can range from $48K to $122K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Configuration Software Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Configuration Software Managers (52 percent) survey respondents. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$48,987 - $122,924
$49K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,979
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$13.09 - $49.66
$13
$29
$50
MEDIAN: $28.75
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$0$122K
Salary $48,987 - $122,924
Bonus $1,000 - $13,000
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$47,932 - $122,362
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $49.66
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $1,000 - $13,000
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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$47,932 - $122,362
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware


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As Configuration Software Managers transition into upper-level roles like Configuration Management Analyst, they may see a sharp decline in salary. Configuration Management Analysts will usually earn $61K.

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

Pay by Experience for a Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware has a positive trend. An entry-level Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 30 salaries. A Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Configuration Manager, Software / Computer Hardware Salaries

UNIX
▲16%

Visual Studio
▲7%

National Average
$82,000

Linux
▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼10%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼12%

SQL
▼17%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%
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