Salary for
Chief Technology Officer in the United States

How much does a Chief Technology Officer earn in the United States? The average Chief Technology Officer salary in the United States is $237,188 as of December 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $198,895 and $277,452. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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 infrastruc

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Chief Technology Officer in the United States. The base salary for Chief Technology Officer ranges from $198,895 to $277,452 with the average base salary of $237,188. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $222,992 to $355,597 with the average total compensation of $279,406.
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    Top Learning (Knowledge) Executive

    8 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Chief Technology Officer


    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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