City Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a City Manager make in the United States? The average City Manager salary in the United States is $99,697 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $91,566 and $112,878. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$91,566 to $112,878
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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....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for City Manager
Career Group - San Francisco , CA
A growing cybersecurity firm based in Redwood City is seeking a Legal Operations Manager to join their legal team! This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys being the backbone of a ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Hyatt Regency Cleveland - Cleveland , OH
The Assistant Front Office Manager will have oversight of the front office staff, cash control for ... With Hyatt Regency Cleveland's location in the city and distinctive historic look, we attract ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
Visit Garden City - Savannah , GA
Visit Garden City is seeking a part time tourism manager. The staff person will be responsible for executing the tourism marketing plan. This Manager will facilitate an active relationship with ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
City of Seattle - Seattle Information Technology Department - Seattle , WA
The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Dynamics/CRM Business Systems Analyst (ITP-B, BU) in support of the Dynamics CRM team in the Platform Applications Division ...
Recruitology - 3 days ago
CBRE - Jacksonville , Florida
Partners with Architectural Vendors and Project Management to investigates code requirements and city or county permits when moving or reconfiguring office space. Makes recommendations to Management ...
CBRE - 1 day ago
Central City Concern - Portland , OR
Summary: The Compensation and Benefits program manager will be responsible for establishing the ... Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees! -Generous paid time ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of City Manager in the United States. The base salary for City Manager ranges from $91,566 to $112,878 with the average base salary of $99,697. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $103,270 to $130,842 with the average total cash compensation of $114,967.

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