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Implementation Manager, IT Salary

IT Implementation Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $48K to $135K per year, median earnings come to $86K per year. Total cash compensation for IT Implementation Managers runs from $48K to $135K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $17K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of IT Implementation Managers (63 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,136 - $126,389
(Median)
$48K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,626
10%
50%
90%

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$12.29 - $88.77
(Median)
$12
$25
$89
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,136 - $126,389  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $17,156  
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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$48,187 - $134,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $88.77  
   
Overtime
$30.00 - $90.00  
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
$-0.48 - $17,156  
   
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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$48,187 - $134,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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 imply that IT Implementation Managers put a diverse skill set to use. 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 familiar with 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.


For many IT Implementation Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. 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. IT Implementation Managers bring in $97K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 $108K.

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Experience Affects Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%


National Average
$88,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$88,000

Implementation Analyst
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 11%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

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
44%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%