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Late-Career Information Technology (IT) Director Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Late-Career Information Technology Directors (more than a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $125K. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Information Technology Directors approaches anywhere from $76K on the lower end to $188K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $34K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. The vast majority (87 percent) of Late-Career Information Technology Directors who answered the questionnaire are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$74,700 - $162,751
(Median)
$75K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $118,085
10%
50%
90%

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$27.01 - $106.06
(Median)
$27
$52
$110
MEDIAN: $51.00
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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
$74,700 - $162,751  
   
Bonus
$1,010 - $34,155  
Profit Sharing
$1,328 - $19,527  
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).
)
$75,899 - $188,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,799
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
$27.01 - $106.06  
   
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
$1,010 - $34,155  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,328 - $19,527  
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).
)
$75,899 - $188,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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

Strategic Planning
up arrow 17%

IT Management
up arrow 12%

People Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$125,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 1%

UNIX
up arrow 4%


SQL
up arrow 5%

Budget Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 19%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 19%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 20%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 21%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 641 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%