Information Technology (IT) Director Salary in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Information Technology Directors can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $119K) surpassing six figures annually. Overall incomes of Information Technology Directors in Los Angeles, Calif. generally bottom out at around $79K and peak near $196K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $31K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Work is enjoyable for Information Technology Directors in Los Angeles, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$78,526 - $176,056

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$8.14 - $128.22

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$78,526 - $176,056  
   
Bonus
$988 - $31,014  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $30,304  
Total Pay (?
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$78,553 - $196,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $128.22  
   
Overtime
$36.11 - $69.85  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$988 - $31,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $30,304  
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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$78,553 - $196,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director in Los Angeles, California

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


Information Technology Directors in Los Angeles who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $81K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $112K. Information Technology Directors in Los Angeles, Calif. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $128K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $150K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Director in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%


National Average
$125,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 16%

Network Architecture / Design
up arrow 11%

People Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$125,000

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 8%

System Administration
up arrow 9%

IT Management
up arrow 32%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
58%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%
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