Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Experienced Chief Information Officers , with median pay hovering around $151K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Chief Information Officers approaches anywhere from $96K on the lower end to $252K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $65K from bonuses and upwards of $31K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$93,152 - $218,556
$93K
$150K
$220K
MEDIAN: $151,172
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$18.25 - $147.95
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$0$251K
Salary $93,152 - $218,556
Bonus $2,985 - $65,328
Profit Sharing $3,013 - $30,559
Commission $22,500
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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$95,525 - $251,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,038
Hourly Data $0$147
Hourly Rate $18.25 - $147.95
Overtime $33.75
Annual Data $0$251K
Bonus $2,985 - $65,328
Commission $22,500
Profit Sharing $3,013 - $30,559
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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$95,525 - $251,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $157,592

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Chief Information Officers, 44 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Chief Information Officers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+42 percent), Houston (+27 percent), San Francisco (+27 percent), and Dallas (+21 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, St. Louis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Louisville and Nashville are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
10-19 years
63%
20 years or more
37%
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Skills That Affect Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

Strategy
▲18%

Software Development Management
▲6%

▲4%



National Average
$158,000

IT Management
▼1%



Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼5%


Strategic Project Management
▼8%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Network Management / Administration
▼24%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%
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