Information Technology (IT) Director in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Director in Atlanta, Georgia is $126,025 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are IT Security & Infrastructure, Strategic Planning, and Project Management.

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MEDIAN: $126,025
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$82,161 - $158,128  
   
Bonus
$2,909 - $37,375  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $39,149  
Commission
$500  
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$82,195 - $194,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 93 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 61 salaries.

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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Director

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

▲10%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$129,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲38%

Strategic Planning
▲24%


Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
▲9%

People Management
▲8%

National Average
$129,000

IT Management
▼4%

Operations Management
▼5%

Strategic Project Management
▼15%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼15%

Software Development
▼27%

Network Management / Administration
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 5%