Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

Generous salaries abound for Experienced Chief Information Officers , with average pay above six figures ($148K) per year. Total cash earnings of Experienced Chief Information Officers range from $92K on the low end to $265K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $63K and $36K, respectively. Men account for the majority of Experienced Chief Information Officers who responded to the questionnaire — 89 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Chief Information Officers. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$90,564 - $220,311
(Median)
$91K
$150K
$220K
MEDIAN: $148,412
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$27.86 - $141.02
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MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$90,564 - $220,311  
   
Bonus
$2,004 - $63,280  
Profit Sharing
$3,895 - $36,329  
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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$91,685 - $264,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,725
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.86 - $141.02  
   
Overtime
$33.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,004 - $63,280  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,895 - $36,329  
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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$91,685 - $264,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $155,213

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Surpassing the national average by 41 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 (+36 percent), Chicago (+30 percent), San Francisco (+27 percent), and Houston (+26 percent).

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Skills That Affect 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
$155,000

IT Management
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Project Management
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Microsoft SQL Server
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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SQL
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Microsoft Office
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Network Management / Administration
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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