Alternate Job Titles: CTO, Chief Technology Officer, Top Technology Executive, Vice President of Technology
How much does a Chief Technology Officer make? The median annual Chief Technology Officer salary is $233,705, as of April 29, 2018, with a range usually between $195,970-$273,382, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 annual pay for a typical Chief Technology Officer in the United States is $233,705, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Technology Officer in the United States are expected to make less than $233,705.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 29, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Technology Officer that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Technology Officer are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of May 2018
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. Monitors and analyzes technology and trends that could improve the company's products and performance. Establishes technology standards and communicates technical information to the organization. Typically requires an advanced degree of Computer Science or Engineering. Typically reports to Chief Information Officer or Chief Executive Officer. Top level or C level management. Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals. View full job description