CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$153,000
$92,000
Min 10%
$153,000
Median 50%
$253,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Raytheon
Highest Paying City
Chicago, IL
Highest Paying State
South Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a chief technology officer make?
As a Chief Technology Officer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $153,158 per year or $73.63 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $253,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $92,000 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Chief Technology Officer salaries include South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, and Kentucky. The typical tenure for a Chief Technology Officer is 3.6 years.

Average Chief Technology Officer Salary By Company

Chief Technology Officers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Chief Technology Officers are Internet companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Chief Technology Officers are Raytheon and Cast & Crew. In addition, companies like Macatawa Bank and Walmart report highly competitive salaries for Chief Technology Officers.

Average Chief Technology Officer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Chief Technology Officer in the United States is $153,158 per year or $73.63 per hour. The city with the highest Chief Technology Officer salary is Chicago, IL at $164,581 per year. The average entry-level salary in Chicago, IL is $77,000. South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, and Kentucky are the highest paying states. Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Nevada, and Alaska have the lowest reported salaries for Chief Technology Officers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Chicago, IL
$164,581
2
Kansas City, MO
$163,158
3
Boulder, CO
$161,668
4
Pittsburgh, PA
$160,052
5
Burlington, MA
$158,988

Average Chief Technology Officer Salary By Industry

Wages for Chief Technology Officers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Hospitality companies, Telecommunication companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Chief Technology Officers. Salaries for Chief Technology Officers in Hospitality companies average $160,779 annually, while Telecommunication companies and Manufacturing companies pay $158,742 and $151,788, respectively. The types of companies that pay Chief Technology Officers the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $147,189.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$160,779
2
Telecommunication
$158,742
3
Manufacturing
$151,788
4
Internet
$151,772
5
Health Care
$151,394

RECENTLY ADDED Chief Technology Officer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Chief Technology Officer
10/28/2019
$90,000
University of California-San Diego
Chief Technology Officer
10/24/2019
$150,000
Naval Sea Systems Command
Chief Technology Officer
10/16/2019
$164,075
Orama Solutions
Chief Technology Officer
09/30/2019
$240,000
Onevizion, Inc.
Chief Technology Officer
09/30/2019
$166,754
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Chief Technology Officer
09/27/2019
$111,785
U.S. Air Force-Agency Wide
Chief Technology Officer
09/25/2019
$127,914
Titan Cloud Software
Chief Technology Officer
08/30/2019
$160,000
Cybercoders
Chief Technology Officer
08/30/2019
$120,000
Onevizion, Inc.
Chief Technology Officer
08/29/2019
$166,754
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