Implementation Manager, IT Salary

Just under 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 $50K to $133K per year, but median earnings come to around $84K per year. Final cash compensation to IT Implementation Managers varies from around $50K to approximately $133K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K and $20K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. IT Implementation Managers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 63 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most IT Implementation Managers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,711 - $125,231
MEDIAN: $83,864

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$49,711 - $125,231  
$0.00 - $15,456  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,933  
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).
$49,850 - $133,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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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

IT Implementation Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SQL, Powerpoint, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Windows Operating System General Use, and Implementation Analyst. For most people, competency in Implementation Analyst indicates knowledge of 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 of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $64K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $81K. IT Implementation Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $97K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $106K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Implementation Manager, IT Salaries

Project Management
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National Average

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

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


38 %
63 %

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: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%