$77,784
Avg. Salary
$20.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,880

Bonus

$4.50

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a City Manager with Microsoft Office skills is $20.33 per hour.

The average pay for a City Manager with Microsoft Office skills is $77,784 per year.

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MEDIAN $20.33
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MEDIAN $77,784
$42,879 - $150,041
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$0$152K
Salary $42,879 - $150,041
Bonus $136 - $24,917
Profit Sharing $4.50
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$44,307 - $152,536
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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 9 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 $74,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced City Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 19 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 $116,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for City Manager

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects City Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 11%