Implementation Manager, IT Salary

IT Implementation Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just under three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $84K annually, but may range from $50K to $133K per year. Total cash compensation for IT Implementation Managers runs from $50K to $133K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men make up the majority of IT Implementation Managers (63 percent) survey respondents. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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

Survey results suggest that IT Implementation Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SQL, Powerpoint, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Windows Operating System General Use, and Implementation Analyst. It is often found that people who know Implementation Analyst are also skilled 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $64K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $81K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $97K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $106K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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%