Director of Information Technology Services Salary (United States)

Salaries for Director of Information Technology Servicess in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($110,036) per year. The final incomes of Director of Information Technology Servicess vary between $60,716 and $174,524; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $31K, $15,445, and $49,665, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all employees report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority (84 percent) of Director of Information Technology Servicess are male. Job satisfaction for Director of Information Technology Servicess is high. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,857
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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  
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 not commonly found, Director of Information Technology Servicess who move on to become Chief Technology Officers bring in an additional $34K annually. Director of Information Technology Servicess typically move into roles as Chief Information Officers or VP of Information Technologys, where they can expect an extra $33K or $30K per year.

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Popular Skills for Director of Information Technology Services

Survey results imply that Director of Information Technology Servicess deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. 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. Most people experienced in Network Management / Administration also know IT Security & Infrastructure. Skill sets containing Project Management also tend to include Strategic Planning, IT Security & Infrastructure, and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Information Technology Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience is important when determining pay for Director of Information Technology Servicess. Starting at around $77K, salaries see a boost to $90K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures, with the typical worker pulling down $116K. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Director of Information Technology Servicess earning an average of $126K per year. Those with one to 10 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Director of Information Technology Servicess report having spent 10 to 20 years on the job followed by those with more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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National Average
$110,000
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Director of Information Technology Servicess will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Director of Information Technology Servicess can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+29 percent), Los Angeles (+27 percent), Denver (+23 percent), and New York (+22 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 4 percent south of the national average, can be found in Minneapolis.

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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
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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%