Alternate Job Titles: Chief Technology Officer, Top Technology Executive, Vice President of Technology, CTO
What is the average annual salary for Chief Technology Officer?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Chief Technology Officer may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chief Technology Officer in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Technology Officer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Chief Technology Officer in the United States is $195,728 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $195,728.
Responsible for the long-range direction of an organization's technology function. Directs the strategic design, acquisition, management, and implementation of an enterprise-wide technology infrastructure. Maintains technology standards for the organization. Directs the activities necessary to keep the technology infrastructure running seamlessly, efficiently, and effectively while ensuring compliance with established standards and policies. May require an advanced degree in a related area with at least 15 years of experience in the information technology field. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a Chief Information Technology Officer or a Chief Executive Officer.
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