Implementation Manager, IT Salary
The average IT Implementation Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $78K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of IT Implementation Managers (66 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$51,031 - $120,611|
|Bonus||$966 - $12,766|
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|$51,479 - $124,243|
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.Read More...
In a broad sense, an implementation manager's main tasks focus on coordinating and scheduling all equipment, training, transportation, and everything else necessary for each particular job, and they also check all work submitted by employees before it is passed on to clients. These managers must learn every aspect of their clients' businesses to make sure everything is taken into account and the best decisions are made on a case-to-case basis.
Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and critical thinking skills, and a confident outward demeanor. A bachelor's degree in business, science, or engineering, basic knowledge of the GRC industry, and advanced computer and I.T. skills are commonly required. Favorable personality traits are organization, patience, leadership, self-motivation, and strong interpersonal communication.
The job of an implementation manager is very detail-oriented, but provides both clients and employees with an intermediary to make sure everyone is on the same page and each job is orchestrated down to the last details. These managers work in a variety of places due to the job's multifaceted nature, but generally maintain central offices.
Implementation Manager, IT Tasks
- Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
- Operate, implement, and deploy information systems and techonology solutions for business needs.
- Plan, direct, and coordinate the development.
- Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
Popular Skills for Implementation Manager, IT
IT Implementation Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Implementation Analyst, SQL, and Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Implementation Analyst are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Implementation Manager, IT
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $69K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $78K on average. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $100K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $89K.
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