Information Technology (IT) Director Salary (United States)

An Information Technology (IT) Director earns an average salary of $100,844 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle and IT Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Information Technology (IT) Director Total Pay (?
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$57,451 - $150,717
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Information Technology (IT) Director Total Pay (?
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$14.22 - $73.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$57,451 - $150,717  
   
Bonus
$817 - $30,661  
Profit Sharing
$1,467 - $16,933  
Commission
$0.00 - $34,255  
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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$56,219 - $171,654  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10,057
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $73.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $66.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$817 - $30,661  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $34,255  
Profit Sharing
$1,467 - $16,933  
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).
)
$56,219 - $171,654  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10,057
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Director

Information technology (IT) directors provide direction to an organization in matters involving relationships with external technology vendors or providers and management of an organization's IT security from the operating system level to the enterprise level. They are also responsible for ensuring that all levels pass the mandatory periodic security audits and for conducting periodic IT performance reviews of costs and productivity in order to come up with recommendations for upgrades and the improvement of productivity levels.
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Information Technology (IT) Director Tasks
  • Ready organization for IT security audits or investigations.
  • Manage security of network, systems, and enterprise information.
  • Review the performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements.
  • Build relationships with external IT vendors and service providers.
  • Benchmark and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure of IT systems.

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What is it like working as an Information Technology (IT) Director at Oracle Corp.?
Information Technology (IT) Director in Denver:
"Solid Company, Good Benefits, Opportunity To Excel."
Pros: Lots of flexibility to drive your own career forward.
Cons: Big company culture.

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%
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