Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Director Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Director is $71,689 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management, Project Management, Budget Management, and Software Development.

$40,093 - $120,590
(Median)
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$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,689
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$12.09 - $35.02
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,093 - $120,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,979  
Profit Sharing
$958 - $17,517  
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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$37,038 - $126,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 939
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $35.02  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $47.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,979  
   
Profit Sharing
$958 - $17,517  
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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$37,038 - $126,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Information Technology (IT) Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology (IT) Director in San Antonio:
"The stresses of working in the IT industry."
Learn to be very patient and never take anything personal.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Indianapolis:
"Size Up Expectations."
Evaluate your predecessor's work practices and habits to understand expectations across job functions and constituent groups.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Fort Worth:
"Its not as hard as it seems initially."
Talk with your superiors often; get clear on your responsibilities; and work with your boss to design the first 6 months of goals/priorities; work hard daily, but always make time to cultivate relationships.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Roseville:
"Slow to change, fast to adapt."
One of the biggest things I learned was the need to adapt to new issues quickly, and resolves issues yesterday, but not to force blanket changes on my staff quickly. Don't let people try to push you around. Be understanding and considerate, but stand firm on your principles.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Santa Clara:
"Do it the right way the first time."
There are a lot of ways to accomplish a goal in IT. However, there is typically only a handful of ways that is right for YOUR business. Don't get stuck in what you've done "in the past" as it might not be right for your current employer. Do what is right, and do it the first time. Cutting corners will only cost the company (and you) later in your career.

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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 57%

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Budget Management
up arrow 13%

Software Development
up arrow 10%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$70,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 3%

Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 7%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 12%

IT Management
up arrow 16%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 21%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 24%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 26%

Web Development
up arrow 27%

Windows Support
up arrow 27%

System Administration
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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