Information Technology (IT) Director with Software Development Skills Salary

Information Technology Directors with Software Development skills can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $114K) surpassing six figures annually. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Information Technology Directors with Software Development skills are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$72,681 - $152,562
$73K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $114,037
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$72,681 - $152,562  
   
Bonus
$1,026 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$73,528 - $172,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $82K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $118K. Information Technology Directors with Software Development skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $120K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $126K.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Director

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$120,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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