Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

Experienced Chief Information Officers see excellent average salaries — about $146K annually. In the world of Experienced Chief Information Officers, overall income ranges from $90K near the bottom to $258K at the top; this can include more than $60K from bonuses and more than $30K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The vast majority of Experienced Chief Information Officers (88 percent) who took the survey are men. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$88,316 - $215,028

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$28.65 - $143.91

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$88,316 - $215,028  
   
Bonus
$1,634 - $59,710  
Profit Sharing
$3,840 - $30,386  
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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$90,244 - $257,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,596
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$28.65 - $143.91  
   
Overtime
$26.50 - $118.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,634 - $59,710  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,840 - $30,386  
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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$90,244 - $257,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Chief Information Officers, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 45 percent above the national average. Experienced Chief Information Officers will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+33 percent), San Francisco (+29 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), and Denver (+24 percent). Louisville is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 9 percent.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

Strategy
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Budget Management
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Software Development Management
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National Average
$154,000

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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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft Office
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Network Management / Administration
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 262 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

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