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 $49K to $134K per year, but median earnings come to around $85K per year. Total cash earnings of IT Implementation Managers range from $49K on the low end to $134K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $18K and $20K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of IT Implementation Managers are male. Most IT Implementation Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$49,037 - $126,422
MEDIAN: $84,887

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National Salary Data (?
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$49,037 - $126,422  
$0.00 - $17,961  
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).
$49,305 - $134,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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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

Survey results show that IT Implementation Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Powerpoint, Project Management, SQL, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Excel. It is often found that people who know Implementation Analyst are also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

IT Implementation Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $64K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $79K. IT Implementation Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $96K. 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 Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

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Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average

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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.


38 %
62 %

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%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%