Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

Salaries for Experienced Chief Information Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($146K) per year. In the world of Experienced Chief Information Officers, overall income ranges from $90K near the bottom to $257K at the top; this can include more than $60K from bonuses and more than $30K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The majority of Experienced Chief Information Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The vast majority (88 percent) of Experienced Chief Information Officers who answered the questionnaire are male. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$87,795 - $214,656
(Median)
$88K
$150K
$210K
MEDIAN: $146,338
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$28.65 - $143.91
(Median)
$29
$73
$140
MEDIAN: $73.00
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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
$87,795 - $214,656  
   
Bonus
$1,515 - $59,630  
Profit Sharing
$3,897 - $30,483  
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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$89,561 - $257,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,600
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 (?
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
$1,515 - $59,630  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,897 - $30,483  
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).
)
$89,561 - $257,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 45 percent, Experienced Chief Information Officers in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Chief Information Officers will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+33 percent), San Francisco (+29 percent), Seattle (+28 percent), and Dallas (+22 percent). In Louisville, salaries are 9 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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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

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 271 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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