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Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

Average pay for Experienced Chief Information Officers is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($145K). Total cash compensation for Experienced Chief Information Officers runs from $88K to $256K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $60K and profit sharing that can reach almost $30K. Most Experienced Chief Information Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 89 percent of Experienced Chief Information Officers are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$86,473 - $213,412
(Median)
$86K
$150K
$210K
MEDIAN: $145,438
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90%

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$27.99 - $140.30
(Median)
$28
$55
$140
MEDIAN: $55.00
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90%

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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$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$86,473 - $213,412  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $59,685  
Profit Sharing
$3,510 - $30,410  
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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$87,718 - $256,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,576
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.99 - $140.30  
   
Overtime
$32.43 - $63.18  
National Annualized 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
Bonus
$1,021 - $59,685  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,510 - $30,410  
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).
)
$87,718 - $256,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Chief Information Officers, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 48 percent above the national average. Experienced Chief Information Officers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Miami (+29 percent), Seattle (+27 percent), Chicago (+27 percent), and Houston (+26 percent). Phoenix ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 3 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries



Budget Management
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Software Development Management
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National Average
$153,000

IT Management
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Project Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Network Management / Administration
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 283 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%
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