Director of Information Technology Services Salary (United States)

Director of Information Technology Servicess in the United States typically earn six-figure salaries ($110,036) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Overall incomes of Director of Information Technology Servicess—including $31K bonuses, $15,445 profit sharing proceeds, and $49,665 commissions on the more lucrative end—ranges between $61,019 and $154,008. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. Male Director of Information Technology Servicess far outnumber their female counterparys in the field. Job satisfaction for Director of Information Technology Servicess is high. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Director of Information Technology Services Salary (?
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$61,019 - $154,008
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MEDIAN: $103,773
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Director of Information Technology Services Salary (?
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$15.77 - $106.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$61,019 - $154,008  
   
Bonus
$986 - $30,642  
Profit Sharing
$1,989 - $15,445  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,665  
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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$60,716 - $174,524  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,857
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.77 - $106.65  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $64.05  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$986 - $30,642  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$1,989 - $15,445  
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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$60,716 - $174,524  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Director of Information Technology Services

The director of information technology services is responsible for planning, organizing, and ensuring the execution of all of the information technology functions to meet the needs and goals of the business. They work as part of an administrative team, as well as supervise the information technology staff that carries out their departmental tasks.
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Director of Information Technology Services 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.

Common Career Paths for Director of Information Technology Services

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While Director of Information Technology Servicess do not often become Chief Technology Officers, the ones that do transition make an extra $34K per year. It is quite typical for Director of Information Technology Servicess to transition into roles as Chief Information Officers or VP of Information Technologys, where expected earnings are an additional $33K or $30K per year.

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Popular Skills for Director of Information Technology Services

Director of Information Technology Servicess report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Budget Management, UNIX, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 11 percent, 10 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Those listing Windows Operating System General Use as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Exchange and Network Management / Administration also typically command lower compensation. A tool kit that includes Project Management also typically contains Strategic Planning, IT Security & Infrastructure, and Budget Management. Most people who know Network Management / Administration also know IT Security & Infrastructure.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Information Technology Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Director of Information Technology Servicess generally obtain higher salaries for more plentiful past experience. Standard salaries begin at $77K and can reach $90K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures, with the typical worker pulling down $116K. After 20 years in the field, Director of Information Technology Servicess see their salaries growing more slowly, eventually averaging out to $126K. The largest number of Director of Information Technology Servicess have 10 to 20 years of experience, followed by those with more than 20 years. Workers who have been working for one to 10 years are the least common.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$110,000
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For Director of Information Technology Servicess, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Washington, Los Angeles, Denver, and New York also offer top salaries for Director of Information Technology Servicess. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 29 percent, 27 percent, 23 percent, and 22 percent more, respectively. Trailing the national average by 4 percent, Minneapolis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Director of Information Technology Services Salaries

National Average
$110,000

Skills That Affect Director of Information Technology Services Salaries

UNIX
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Project Management
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$110,000
IT Security & Infrastructure
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Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 505 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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