Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Salary

The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager is $86,917 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Project Management.

$53,715 - $127,097
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$87K
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MEDIAN: $87,420
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$15.07 - $41.69
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$0$135K
Salary $53,715 - $127,097
Bonus $1,439 - $20,342
Profit Sharing $250.00 - $12,500
Total Pay (?
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$50,711 - $135,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 740
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $15.07 - $41.69
Overtime $0.00 - $64.11
Annual Data $0$135K
Bonus $1,439 - $20,342
Profit Sharing $250.00 - $12,500
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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$50,711 - $135,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager

Many businesses have multiple groups handling the different facets of business technology. Generally, an information technology (IT) operations manager oversees these multiple groups. They may supervise only a few or a large number of employees, depending on the size of the business. They must work closely with others and mentor subordinates when necessary.

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Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Tasks

  • Ensure day-to-day operations of technology infrastructure, including networks, servers, databases, etc.
  • Schedule and budget maintenance and upgrades for optimum operational performance.
  • Create plans and provide hands-on support during emergencies, outages, and service transitions.
  • Manage help desk process, budget, and staff for smooth, responsive operations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 234 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 470 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 170 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $87,374

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Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager?

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager in Miami:
Pros: Knowledge about both business and technical side, drive projects to completion, working on new features, software development and releases, marketing material, budget management, visibility to the entire portfolio, collaboration cross-brands, innovation, functional aspects, process improvement.
Cons: Bureaucracy, lack of (right and motivated) resources, lack of support when neeeded and too many papers to be filled out to be able to move any project forward.

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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Salaries

▲21%

▲11%

National Average
$87,000

▼4%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%
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