$83,307
Avg. Salary
$27.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,986

Bonus

$2,035

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Configuration Manager is $27.57 per hour.

The average pay for a Configuration Manager is $83,307 per year.

10%
$17.78
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$27.57
50%
$51.06
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MEDIAN $27.57
10%
$54k
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$83k
50%
$122k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $83,307
$53,804 - $122,310
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MEDIAN: $83,307
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$0$124K
Salary $53,804 - $122,310
Bonus $0.00 - $10,018
Profit Sharing $303 - $11,150
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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$50,634 - $124,036
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 408
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $17.78 - $51.06
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,018
Profit Sharing $303 - $11,150
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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$50,634 - $124,036
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Configuration Manager

Configuration manager positions are available in a wide range of industries, but they are most commonly found in technology-based businesses. Although these positions may not have specific educational requirements, gaining an entry-level position in this field (needed for eventual promotion to managerial status) often requires at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field. The experience level for these openings varies by company, but extensive work as a systems administrator with knowledge of the technologies used within the hiring company is usually the minimum requirement. The position often requires security clearances and sometimes requires specific certifications; these are generally specific to individual companies and/or projects.

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Configuration Manager Tasks
  • Identify, organize, and control software and hardware configuration changes.
  • Identify and coordinate processes for version management, system build, backup and recovery, archiving, and change management.
  • Support and facilitate auditing and reporting.
  • Oversee baseline configurations for applications, software, and hardware assets.

Configuration Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Configuration Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Build Management, Hardware Configuration, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 5 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Change Management and People Management. It is often found that people who know Project Management are also skilled in Hardware Configuration.

Pay by Experience Level for Configuration Manager

Pay by Experience for a Configuration Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Configuration Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Configuration Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Configuration Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 89 salaries. A Configuration Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,468

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Configuration Managers will find that Denver offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 40 percent. Configuration Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+24 percent), Washington (+20 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), and Baltimore (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dayton, which sits 27 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers pay around 20 percent less in San Antonio and 17 percent less in Salt Lake City, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Configuration Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Configuration Manager?

Configuration Manager in El Segundo:
"Many opportunities."
Pros: Multitude of opportunities and field options
Cons: Nepotism

Configuration Manager:
Interesting program work across many different sectors. Most people are enjoyable to work with. Compensation in line with industry. High Deductible Insurance Plan. New employees start with little PTO.

Configuration Manager in Blue Bell:
"Watch listen and learn."
Organizqtiinal skills are critical. Familiarize yourself with Agile project approach.

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Key Stats for Configuration Manager

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Configuration Manager Salaries

▲12%

▲12%

National Average
$82,000

▼2%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Configuration Manager Salaries

Build Management
▲30%




National Average
$82,000

People Management
▼5%

Change Management
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 12%