The average salary for a Chief Information Officer (CIO) is $138,792 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management, Leadership, and Strategic Planning. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Information Officer (CIO) Total Pay (?
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$80,511 - $213,728
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MEDIAN: $138,791
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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Total Pay (?
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$15.30 - $150.80
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$80,511 - $213,728  
   
Bonus
$1,492 - $69,490  
Profit Sharing
$2,567 - $48,659  
Commission
$0.00 - $77,566  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$80,999 - $266,711  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
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$15.30 - $150.80  
   
Overtime
$1.30 - $171.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$1,492 - $69,490  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $77,566  
Profit Sharing
$2,567 - $48,659  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$80,999 - $266,711  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,194
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Job Description for Chief Information Officer (CIO)
The role of the Chief Information Officer is to provide guidance and direction to the development and operation of their organization’s information technology infrastructure. The Chief Information Officer is the senior executive who has the responsibility for establishing, coordinating, and evaluating information technology (IT) strategy and policy for their organization. The ability to implement both short-term and long-range planning is central to company's IT growth and success.
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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Tasks
  • Provide technical expertise and industry knowledge to support sales and marketing efforts.
  • Oversee and evaluates IT operations.
  • Communicate at a senior level of the organization.
  • Establish, coordinate and evaluate information technology strategies for key products and services.
  • Oversee management of IT personnel and development teams.
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Experience Affects Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 786 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
48%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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