Entry-Level Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

An Entry-Level Chief Information Officer (CIO) earns an average salary of $115,744 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Leadership, Strategy, and Project Management.

$51,155 - $188,916
$51K
$120K
$190K
MEDIAN: $115,744
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50%
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$24.38 - $70.00
$38
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$51,155 - $188,916  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $48,787  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $50,684  
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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$51,733 - $206,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.00  
   
Overtime
$90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $48,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $50,684  
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).
)
$51,733 - $206,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Woodland Hills:
"Don’t sell yourself cheap!"
Set a minimum for yourself before accepting an offer from your employer and never go below that line.

Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Shawano:
"100 day plan."
Build out a 100 day plan to present during your interview or your first week on the job.

Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Chantilly:
"Get the Big Picture Fast -- Avoid the Weeds."
Get and overall picture of the systems, software, infrastructure and your teams current skills, talents, and responsibilities as soon as possible. Simultaneously work to understand the you Company's strategic objectives so that technology and systems can be aligned appropriately. Work hard to not get sucked down into the weeds of the daily problems that your team will be consumed with.

Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Bloomfield Hills:
"Work smart and hard."
Work smart. Think outside the box and find easier ways to do the same thing but also work hard if that is what it takes until you can figure out how to work smarter.

Key Stats for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

Budget Management
▲28%

Leadership
▲27%

Strategy
▲23%

Project Management
▲14%

SQL
▲5%

Strategic Planning
▲2%

National Average
$117,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼3%

IT Management
▼4%

Strategic Project Management
▼11%

Software Development Management
▼13%

Network Management / Administration
▼15%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼25%

Microsoft Office
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 7%