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Director of Information Systems Salary (United States)

A Director of Information Systems earns an average salary of $99,110 per year.
Director of Information Systems Salary (?
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$58,716 - $142,893
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $99,110
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Director of Information Systems Salary (?
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$14.79 - $43.91
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$58,716 - $142,893  
   
Bonus
$512 - $29,160  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $25,532  
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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$54,867 - $157,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 407
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $43.91  
   
Overtime
$5.88 - $34.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$512 - $29,160  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $25,532  
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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$54,867 - $157,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Director of Information Systems

A director of information systems is generally responsible for the management of the information systems of the business. This director will usually manage any projects that would be part of the information systems. These projects could include implementation of new software, new equipment installation, or any changes or upgrades in current equipment. The maintenance for equipment would also be monitored and scheduled as part of the position. This person would generally be responsible for the telecommunications of the business. This would include maintaining any data that is stored in these systems. This director would be responsible for finding and maintaining vendors for new installation and communicating to management regarding the schedules that the new installations will follow. A director of information systems would also be responsible for maintaining records of any data files that are stored on the systems. Other responsibilities include checking systems and maintaining data security on a daily basis. This director would review any purchasing, billing, budgeting, and scheduling and work with accounts payable to ensure accuracy. This will include reviewing any contracts that can be updated or re-negotiated for possibly lower fees. Job requirements include being on-call 24/7 for emergencies, but the job would mainly involve standard daytime office hours.
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Director of Information Systems Tasks
  • Identify and propose new information technologies and systems to improve business processes and decision making.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of a multi-team or cross-functional organization.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the development.
  • Hire, review, and fire managers.
  • Work with the IT steering committee to establish the strategic direction of the Company's information systems as well as executing the strategy.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Director of Information Systems Salaries

National Average
$101,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director of Information Systems Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$101,000
SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Exchange
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%