How much does a City Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a City Manager in the United States is $51 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $47 and $58. Hourly rate 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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What is a City Manager?

A City Manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government. Local officials serving in this position are sometimes referred to as the chief executive officer (CEO) or chief administrative officer (CAO) in some municipalities....

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Chick-fil-A Crystal City - Arlington , VA
At Chick-fil-A at Crystal City, we always keep our eyes out for applicants with a coachable spirit ... As one of our Managers, you will have the opportunity to work directly with the restaurant Owner ...
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Food City - Marion , VA
Produce Managers are responsible for achieving or exceeding the overall department financial ... Food City is a privately held, family-owned company with a driving mission to 'run the best store ...
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The City of Falls Church Virginia - Falls Church , VA
May 30, 2022 The City of Falls Church Department of Public Works (DPW) is recruiting for a project manager to assist in the management of capital improvement program (CIP) projects related to ...
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The City of Falls Church Virginia - Falls Church , VA
May 20, 2022 The City of Falls Church is recruiting for a part time project manager to assist in the management of capital improvement program (CIP) projects related to all facets of infrastructure ...
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Food City - Lebanon , VA
As a key member of the store management team, the responsibilities of the Assistant Food Service ... Food City is a privately held, family-owned company with a driving mission to 'run the best store ...
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City of Lexington - City of Lexington , VA
This position ultimately reports to the City Manager. Operations are 24/7 and include emergency response protocols. The Director will be an experienced leader with a passion for excellence and ...
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of City Manager in the United States. The average hourly rate for City Manager ranges from $47 to $58 with the average hourly pay of $51. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $53 to $67 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $59.

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