Salaries for Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($162K) per year. In the world of Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $75K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $39K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $101K and $283K. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up the vast majority of Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills (86 percent) who took the survey. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$98,971 - $235,445
(Median)
$99K
$160K
$240K
MEDIAN: $161,737
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$98,971 - $235,445  
   
Bonus
$2,952 - $74,889  
Profit Sharing
$4,156 - $38,787  
Commission
$10,500  
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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$101,011 - $283,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 737
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$60.00  
   
Overtime
$49.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,952 - $74,889  
   
Commission
$10,500  
Profit Sharing
$4,156 - $38,787  
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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$101,011 - $283,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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.


Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $153K per year. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $166K in this role. Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $195K.

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Experience Affects Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries


National Average
$174,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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