Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager earns an average salary of $58,755 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager Total Pay (?
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$37,843 - $93,280
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,754
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Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.63 - $27.42
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,843 - $93,280  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
Profit Sharing
$518 - $6,593  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,087  
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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$34,770 - $95,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,955
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $27.42  
   
Overtime
$15.52 - $41.17  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$518 - $6,593  
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).
)
$34,770 - $95,421  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,955
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Minneapolis
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Seattle
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Atlanta
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Denver
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San Diego
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Salt Lake City
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Portland
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San Antonio
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Washington
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National Average
$57,000
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"The Most Important Thing You Have To Do Is Say Thank You."
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"Love Learning And Embrace Change."
"Discipline or innovation" is a false choice. Discipline without innovation is just bureaucracy and innovation without discipline is not scalable.
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"Professionalism."
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

Project Management
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Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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Linux
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Microsoft Exchange
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National Average
$57,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Windows 2003 Server
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Microsoft Access
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Cisco Networking
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Microsoft Word
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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