The average pay for a Late-Career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is AU$164,870 per year.

AU$116,748 - AU$266,305
MEDIAN: AU$164,870
Salary AU$116,748 - AU$266,305
Bonus AU$10,304 - AU$70,779
Profit Sharing AU$2,050
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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).
AU$108,646 - AU$279,331
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

A chief technology officer is part of an executive team in a company. He or she leads the efforts of the technology development within the company. This is usually the highest position related to technology within a company. Leadership skills are needed, as the CTO will often lead teams of people in the information technology department.


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.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$179,876

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Key Stats for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

20 years or more

Skills That Affect Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

National Average

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 90%