Mid-Career Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

A Mid-Career Chief Information Officer (CIO) earns an average salary of $110,020 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Software Development Management, Information Technology (IT) Support, Budget Management, Leadership, and Strategic Planning.

$65,056 - $183,283
MEDIAN: $110,020

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$65,056 - $183,283  
$0.00 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $23,000  
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).
$64,234 - $205,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 402
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

Software Development Management
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Budget Management
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Strategic Planning
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National Average

Project Management
up arrow 4%

IT Management
up arrow 5%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 5%

IT Security & Infrastructure
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 19%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.


8 %
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%