Average Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary

AU$152,459
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AU$20,608
Bonus
AU$20,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is AU$152,459.
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AU$99k
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MEDIAN AU$152,459
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Salary
AU$99k - AU$228k
Bonus
AU$10k - AU$51k
Profit Sharing
AU$1k - AU$59k
Total Pay
AU$102k - AU$256k

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Job Description for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Tasks
  • Lead technology teams in day-to-day operations, provide key expertise, supervise the heads of departments, and set performance goals.
  • Conduct technical reviews of products or solutions to compare and evaluate their applicability.
  • Contribute to senior management team, guiding strategic decisions and resource allocation.
  • Monitor management of all hardware, software, databases and licenses, maintenance, and projections of future needs.
  • Define technology strategies and ensure that processes meet expectations for federal, state and community privacy and security.

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Popular Skills for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Skills in Leadership and Software Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Project Management and IT Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

An early career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$120,480 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$148,001 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$157,562 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$172,513.
Employees with Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (33.3% less), Melbourne, Victoria (5.2% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 241 survey responses.
Early Career
14.5%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
47.3%
Late Career
22.8%