These employees manage workers who provide services to the public, and can be employed by almost any industry. They are responsible for researching key demographics, tracking the success of public services, collecting and analyzing data, giving presentations and securing funding. In 2021, the average city manager salary is $118,411 per year**. Job outlook is expected to grow 13 percent through 2028, which is much faster than the average for most other occupations.
**Salary information from Zippia https://www.zippia.com/city-manager-jobs/salary/