The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager is $86,016 per year. A skill in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is associated with high pay for this job.

$53,501 - $124,720
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $86,016
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$15.37 - $50.89
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,501 - $124,720  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $18,730  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,768  
Total Pay (?
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$50,877 - $133,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 918
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.37 - $50.89  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $69.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,021 - $18,730  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,768  
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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$50,877 - $133,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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

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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,430

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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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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Salaries



National Average
$86,000



Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Salaries




Operations Management
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VMware ESX
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Budget Management
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$86,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
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Cisco Networking
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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