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Implementation Manager, IT Salary

Slightly less than three-fifths of IT Implementation Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $48K to $135K per year, but median earnings come to around $86K per year. Cash earnings for IT Implementation Managers — including $16K in bonuses and $20K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $48K to $135K depending on individual performance. The majority of IT Implementation Managers (63 percent) survey respondents are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,106 - $126,264
(Median)
$48K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,796
10%
50%
90%

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$12.33 - $88.08
(Median)
$12
$26
$88
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,106 - $126,264  
   
Bonus
$2.50 - $16,350  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,797  
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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$48,214 - $134,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $88.08  
   
Overtime
$28.89 - $88.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2.50 - $16,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,797  
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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$48,214 - $134,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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.

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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. Those listing Windows Operating System General Use as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Implementation Analyst are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Implementation Manager, IT

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


For many IT Implementation Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $79K. For IT Implementation Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $97K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $107K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%


National Average
$88,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$88,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Implementation Analyst
up arrow 6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 11%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%
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