Information Technology (IT) Supervisor Salary

Information Technology Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $109K per year, median earnings come to $72K per year. Final cash compensation to Information Technology Supervisors varies from around $44K to approximately $109K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $12K, respectively. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Information Technology Supervisors is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The vast majority of Information Technology Supervisors (81 percent) survey respondents are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,525 - $104,662
(Median)
$47K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,565
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$14.65 - $42.74
(Median)
$15
$25
$43
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,525 - $104,662  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,452  
Profit Sharing
$1,170 - $11,745  
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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$44,477 - $109,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,046
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $42.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.86 - $59.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,170 - $11,745  
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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$44,477 - $109,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Supervisor

Information technology (IT) supervisors, also called IT managers, are responsible for an organization's computer network. Their duties may vary based on industry, but they are typically tasked with implementing security measures, managing user access, and maintaining network operations. As a supervisor, they also typically oversee a team of IT professionals.

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Information Technology (IT) Supervisor Tasks

  • Direct the training of IT personnel.
  • Server and data management support and manage the day to day operations of assigned staff.
  • Research new hardware and software products for procurement.
  • Monitor user requests and system issues.
  • Create reports and provide a means to verify the integrity of existing infrastructure.

Common Career Paths for Information Technology (IT) Supervisor


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There are some Information Technology Supervisors — though it's uncommon — that transition into Information Technology Directors, where earnings are an average $102K annually. Information Technology Supervisors typically move into roles as Information Technology Managers or Information Technology Project Managers, and those positions pay $5K more and $14K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Supervisor


Survey results imply that Information Technology Supervisors deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Linux, SQL, Project Management, and Microsoft SQL Server are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Hardware Technician, Network Support, and Help Desk / Desktop Support. Employees educated in Computer Hardware Technician are typically practiced in Help Desk / Desktop Support, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Supervisor

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


Information Technology Supervisors with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $56K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $66K. Information Technology Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $76K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $91K on average.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$71,000



Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Supervisor Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 220 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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