$85,268
Avg. Salary
$20.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,932

Bonus

$1,005

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a City Manager with Budget Management skills is $20.33 per hour.

The average pay for a City Manager with Budget Management skills is $85,268 per year.

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$18.50
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$20.33
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$32.75
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MEDIAN $20.33
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$58k
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50%
$167k
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MEDIAN $85,268
$57,681 - $166,734
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$170K
MEDIAN: $85,268
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$0$166K
Salary $57,681 - $166,734
Bonus $100 - $27,500
Profit Sharing $1,005
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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$52,009 - $166,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 139
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $20.33
Overtime $30.14
Annual Data $0$166K
Bonus $100 - $27,500
Profit Sharing $1,005
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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$52,009 - $166,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for City Manager

A city manager oversees the various departments of a city's municipal government, including accounting, budgeting, purchasing, and others. Financial management skills are essential, as city managers often have a direct role in overseeing the budget. They may also have to conduct research to determine how finances should be allocated and where costs can be cut. They may take suggestions and/or complaints to determine how issues can be solved or improved, and investments which generate income may also be an important focus.

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City Manager Tasks
  • Implement legislation enacted by elected officials and advise elected officials during the development of policies and ordinances.
  • Supervise city department heads and administrative personnel.
  • Oversee the preparation and administration of the annual city budget.
  • Manage and coordinate the daily operation of city departments and services.

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Pay by Experience Level for City Manager

Pay by Experience for a City Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level City Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A City Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced City Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 35 salaries. A City Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for City Manager

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects City Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
$85,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Mid-Career
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 4%