Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is $99,880 per year. A skill in C# is associated with high pay for this job.

$54,142 - $172,853
$54K
$100K
$170K
MEDIAN: $100,917
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$11.88 - $64.11
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$64
MEDIAN: $20.99
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$0$207K
Salary $54,142 - $172,853
Bonus $19.73 - $71,286
Profit Sharing $1,021 - $68,510
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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$48,713 - $207,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 179
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $11.88 - $64.11
Overtime $33.00
Annual Data $0$207K
Bonus $19.73 - $71,286
Profit Sharing $1,021 - $68,510
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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$48,713 - $207,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Woodinville:
"Be as good as you can and let your employees be better."
The paradox of being a CTO is that you need to be very smart, and simultaneously the dumbest guy in the room. Yes, be good, and smart, and efficient and qualified; but hire folks who are smarter, better, more efficient and more qualified than you are.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Pocatello:
"Understanding over all Vision and Needs."
When I have been successful it is when I understand the needs and perspective from each of our departments. As I have done this it helps me in making decisions on product development and priorities. It also helps me understand the needs when consulting other departments on the use of technology.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in West Palm Beach:
Negotiate a startup % if you can.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Russell Springs:
Be prepared for lots of long days, weekends and nights working.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Plano:
"Learn about retirement early. Learn about the business."
Don't talk tech with business leaders.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Philadelphia:
"Computers Are A Means, Not An End."
It is easy to get caught up in the details of new technologies, but a good CTO is always mindful of how it advances the objectives of the business. Never allow the technology to dictate company objectives; rather, company objectives need to dictate the technology.

Key Stats for Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
32%
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Skills That Affect Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salaries

C#
▲18%

C++
▲8%

Software Architecture
▲6%

SQL
▲6%

C# Programming Language
▲2%

Leadership
▲1%

Network Management / Administration
▼0%

National Average
$102,000

Project Management
▼1%

IT Management
▼2%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼2%

Java
▼2%

JavaScript
▼5%

Product Development
▼6%

PHP
▼14%

HTML
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%
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