Implementation Manager, IT Salary

Just under three-fifths of IT Implementation Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $49K to $136K per year, and the average comes out to $85K annually. Total cash compensation to IT Implementation Managers bottoms out near $49K and approaches $136K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $18K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male IT Implementation Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (61 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,388 - $126,786

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$48,388 - $126,786  
$0.00 - $17,848  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,866  
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).
$48,859 - $135,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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Job Description for Implementation Manager, IT

The primary responsibility of an implementation manager is to meet with clients, assess their needs, and delegate and orchestrate all necessary components to ensure projects are completed in a detailed, timely, and well-rounded manner. Throughout the process, this manager stays in constant communication with clients and staff to ensure every need is met and no issues or misunderstandings arise.


Implementation Manager, IT Tasks

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the development.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Operate, implement, and deploy information systems and techonology solutions for business needs.

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Popular Skills for Implementation Manager, IT

Survey results show that IT Implementation Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Powerpoint, Project Management, SQL, and Implementation Analyst are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Word. Most people who know Implementation Analyst also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Implementation Manager, IT

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

IT Implementation Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $77K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $64K. IT Implementation Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $97K. IT Implementation Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $107K.

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Experience Affects Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

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Project Management
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National Average

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Microsoft Word
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.


39 %
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%