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Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Chief Technology Officers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 23,885 Chief Technology Officers currently employed in the United States.
  • 8.4% of all Chief Technology Officers are women, while 91.6% are men.
  • The average age of an employed Chief Technology Officer is 52 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of Chief Technology Officers is White (81.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (7.0%) and Asian (6.8%).
  • The majority of Chief Technology Officers are located in NY, New York and DC, Washington.
  • Chief Technology Officers are most in-demand in Boston, MA.
  • Chief Technology Officers are paid an average annual salary of $154,085.
  • The Manufacturing industry is the highest-paying for Chief Technology Officers.
  • Seattle, WA pays an annual average wage of $220,449, the highest in the US.
  • Chief Technology Officers average starting salary is $98,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 91% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid Chief Technology Officers earn as much as $240,000 or more.
  • 12% of all Chief Technology Officers are LGBT.
  • New Jersey is the best state for Chief Technology Officers to live.
  • Chief Technology Officers are more likely to work at Private companies in comparison to Public companies.

Chief Technology Officer Statistics By Gender

Among Chief Technology Officers, 8.4% of them are women compared to 91.6% which are men.

  • Male, 91.6%
  • Female, 8.4%

Chief Technology Officers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male91.6%
Female8.4%

Gender Pay Gap For Chief Technology Officer

Women Earn 91¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$161,266
female-income
Female Income
$147,266

Chief Technology Officer Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Chief Technology Officer position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Chief Technology Officer Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201092.57%7.43%
201192.49%7.51%
201292.23%7.77%
201391.73%8.27%
201491.52%8.48%
201591.42%8.58%
201691.18%8.82%
201791.32%8.68%
201891.26%8.74%
201990.22%9.78%

Chief Technology Officer Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, District Commercial Superintendent and Street Superintendent have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Administrative Assistant To General Manager9%91%
Manager Stylist9%91%
Salon Manager12%88%
Chief Technology Officer92%8%
General Superintendent97%3%
Street Superintendent97%3%
District Commercial Superintendent98%2%

Chief Technology Officer Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Chief Technology Officers is White, which makes up 81.2% of all Chief Technology Officers. Comparatively, there are 7.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.8% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 81.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.0%
  • Asian, 6.8%
  • Black or African American, 3.1%
  • Unknown, 1.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Chief Technology Officer Race

Chief Technology Officer RacePercentages
White81.2%
Hispanic or Latino7.0%
Asian6.8%
Black or African American3.1%
Unknown1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.6%

Chief Technology Officer Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Chief Technology Officers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Chief Technology Officer Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201082.57%3.41%5.89%6.35%
201182.76%3.80%5.51%5.95%
201282.00%3.73%6.06%6.42%
201382.26%3.54%6.16%6.16%
201482.29%3.67%5.80%6.48%
201582.23%3.54%5.78%6.48%
201681.89%3.44%6.35%6.31%
201780.53%3.60%6.88%6.89%
201880.03%3.44%7.09%7.19%
201981.16%3.15%6.82%6.96%

Chief Technology Officer Wage Gap By Race

White Chief Technology Officers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or Latino Chief Technology Officers have the lowest average salary at $152,683.
$159,000
$157,000
$155,000
$153,000
$151,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$153,632
White$158,179
Black or African American$152,761
Asian$154,077
Hispanic or Latino$152,683

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Average Age of a Chief Technology Officer

We determined the average age of Chief Technology Officers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Chief Technology Officer Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American5251
Unknown5047
Asian5048
Hispanic or Latino5049
White5452
American Indian and Alaska Native5253

Chief Technology Officer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Chief Technology Officer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Chief Technology Officers is 40+ years old, which represents 90% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Chief Technology Officer Age

Chief Technology Officer YearsPercentages
20-30 years0%
30-40 years10%
40+ years90%

Types of Chief Technology Officer Degree Levels

The most common degree for Chief Technology Officers is Bachelor's Degree 64% of Chief Technology Officers earn that degree. A close second is Master's Degree with 21% and rounding it off is Associate Degree with 7%.

  • Bachelors, 64%
  • Masters, 21%
  • Associate, 7%
  • Doctorate, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 3%

Chief Technology Officers By Education

Chief Technology Officer DegreePercentages
Bachelors64%
Masters21%
Associate7%
Doctorate5%
Other Degrees3%

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Chief Technology Officer Wage Gap By Education

Chief Technology Officers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $177,551 annually. With a Masters degree, Chief Technology Officers earn a median annual income of $173,996 compared to $161,266 for Chief Technology Officers with an Bachelors degree.
$182,000
$172,000
$162,000
$152,000
$142,000
$132,000
$122,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$173,996
Bachelor's Degree$161,266
Doctorate Degree$177,551
Some College/ Associate Degree$131,107

Chief Technology Officer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Chief Technology Officers. We found that the most common company type is Private. In addition, the industry that employs the most Chief Technology Officers is the Technology industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Chief Technology Officers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Chief Technology Officer Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees10%
50 - 100 employees7%
100 - 500 employees13%
500 - 1,000 employees11%
1,000 - 10,000 employees20%
> 10,000 employees39%

The Types Of Companies Chief Technology Officer Work In

Employees with the Chief Technology Officer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Chief Technology Officers prefer to work at Private companies over Public companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Chief Technology Officer Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education4%
Public45%
Private47%
Government4%

Top Industries Hiring Chief Technology Officers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Chief Technology Officers. Those industries include Technology, Finance and Telecommunication.

Technology

Fortune 500

Start-up

Finance

Telecommunication

Chief Technology Officer Turnover And Employment Statistics

Chief Technology Officer Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Chief Technology Officers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Chief Technology Officer Unemployment Rate By Year

YearChief Technology Officer Unemployment Rate
20104.37%
20113.53%
20123.04%
20132.67%
20142.12%
20151.80%
20161.98%
20171.88%
20181.65%
20191.72%

The Average Number of Years That Chief Technology Officer Stay in a Job

By looking over 8,676 Chief Technology Officers resumes, we figured out that the average Chief Technology Officer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Chief Technology Officer Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year11%
1-2 years33%
3-4 years16%
5-7 years18%
8-10 years8%
11+ years13%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Chief Technology Officers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Chief Technology Officers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Facilities Manager7.93%15,056
Project Officer8.41%155,196
Account Development Manager9.38%246,124
Vice President, Marketing And Operations9.63%188,859
Chief Technology Officer11.63%
Human Resources Business Partner13.02%105,896
Promotions Director14.95%5,296

Chief Technology Officer LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Facilities Manager7.93%15,056
Project Officer8.41%155,196
Account Development Manager9.38%246,124
Vice President, Marketing And Operations9.63%188,859
Human Resources Business Partner13.02%105,896
Promotions Director14.95%5,296

Foreign Languages Spoken By Chief Technology Officers

The most common foreign language among Chief Technology Officers is Spanish at 27.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.6% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.6%.

  • Spanish, 27.4%
  • French, 9.6%
  • Chinese, 8.6%
  • German, 8.1%
  • Japanese, 8.1%
  • Other, 38.2%

Chief Technology Officer Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish27.4%
French9.6%
Chinese8.6%
German8.1%
Japanese8.1%
Other38.2%

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Chief Technology Officer Heatmaps

Where Do Chief Technology Officers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where Chief Technology Officers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Chief Technology Officers Located?

By looking through more than 8,676 resumes, we found that the most popular places for Chief Technology Officers are NY, New York and DC, Washington.

Number of Chief Technology Officers