Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary with Leadership skills

Salaries for Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($166K) per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $74K and $48K, respectively — total cash payment to Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills can bottom out near $100K or peak near $294K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$98,614 - $244,787
(Median)
$99K
$170K
$240K
MEDIAN: $166,045
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$98,614 - $244,787  
   
Bonus
$2,913 - $74,446  
Profit Sharing
$3,925 - $48,339  
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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$99,936 - $293,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 813
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Officer (CIO) with Leadership skills

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


For many Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $122K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $133K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $174K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $199K on average.

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Experience Affects Chief Information Officer (CIO) with Leadership skills Salaries


National Average
$182,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
58%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%
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