Average Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary in Germany

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The average salary for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Germany is €91,414.
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€59k - €150k
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€500 - €45k
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€59k - €171k

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Job Description for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Tasks
  • 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.
  • Contribute to senior management team, guiding strategic decisions and resource allocation.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Skills in Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Development, Software Architecture, 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 €69,718 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €84,992 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €98,447 based on 94 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €116,396.
Employees with Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in their job title in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) earn an average of 31.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (22.4% more) and Hamburg, Hamburg (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Berlin, Berlin (10.0% less) and Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (8.7% less).

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