Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $163K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills, overall income ranges from $101K near the bottom to $291K at the top; this can include more than $80K from bonuses and more than $38K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (88 percent) of Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills who answered the questionnaire are male. Work is enjoyable for Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$98,574 - $238,250
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MEDIAN: $162,681
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$98,574 - $238,250  
   
Bonus
$2,572 - $79,840  
Profit Sharing
$4,785 - $38,116  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$100,806 - $291,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 740

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $150K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $137K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills make a median salary of $167K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $197K.

Key Stats for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
55%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries


National Average
$176,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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