Late-Career Information Technology (IT) Director Salary

Late-Career Information Technology Directors can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $125K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Late-Career Information Technology Directors, overall income ranges from $81K near the bottom to $195K at the top; this can include more than $36K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Late-Career Information Technology Directors are male. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Information Technology Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$80,241 - $170,548
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$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $125,077
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$29.80 - $118.40
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MEDIAN: $50.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$80,241 - $170,548  
   
Bonus
$2,058 - $36,123  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,299  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$80,951 - $194,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,589
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$29.80 - $118.40  
   
Overtime
$32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,058 - $36,123  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,299  
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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$80,951 - $194,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $132,013

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Late-Career Information Technology Directors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 26 percent. Late-Career Information Technology Directors will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+26 percent), San Francisco (+25 percent), Minneapolis (+20 percent), and Philadelphia (+17 percent). Atlanta is the lowest-paying area, 2 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Director

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 368 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

Team Leadership
▲21%

Cloud Computing
▲12%

Strategic Planning
▲6%

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
▲6%

Leadership
▲5%

People Management
▲1%

Strategic Project Management
▲1%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼0%

National Average
$132,000

IT Management
▼1%

Operations Management
▼1%

Budget Management
▼5%


Network Architecture / Design
▼11%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼16%

Network Management / Administration
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 368 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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