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Late-Career Information Technology (IT) Director Salary

Commissions form a big slice (over a third) of total compensation for Late-Career Information Technology Directors. The median income in this area hovers around $124K. Overall cash earnings for Late-Career Information Technology Directors stretch from $76K on the lower end to $189K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $35K from bonuses and $20K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Late-Career Information Technology Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Late-Career Information Technology Directors (87 percent) who took the survey are men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$74,949 - $163,269
(Median)
$75K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $118,139
10%
50%
90%

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$27.62 - $106.44
(Median)
$28
$51
$110
MEDIAN: $51.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$74,949 - $163,269  
   
Bonus
$1,006 - $34,537  
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $20,033  
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).
)
$76,130 - $188,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,835
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.62 - $106.44  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $88.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,006 - $34,537  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $20,033  
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).
)
$76,130 - $188,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

IT Management
up arrow 15%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 15%

People Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$124,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
up arrow 4%


Operations Management
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 20%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 21%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 21%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 613 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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