Information Technology Officer Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Officers in the United States is around $69K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Officers. Most Information Technology Officers survey respondents are men (78 percent). Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,282 - $125,847
$43K
$69K
$130K
MEDIAN: $69,326
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Salary $43,282 - $125,847
Bonus $1,472 - $39,453
Profit Sharing $3,000
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$44,137 - $137,639
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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Job Description for Information Technology Officer

Information technology officers are in charge of developing and implementing technology solutions in their organization. They are responsible for reviewing and approving new information technology (IT) alternatives to increase company productivity. One of the information technology officer's main responsibilities is evaluating data needs and security strategies. They also complete detailed reports about security requirements, suggest possible changes, participate in end user training sessions, and create coaching opportunities for junior staff. Information technology officers also prepare documentation for future reference among the IT team.

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Information Technology Officer Tasks

  • Develop plans for IT projects, determining factors such as project scope, specifications, costs, work plans, and materials.
  • Manage the implementation of projects relating to a company's software, hardware, networks, or other IT systems.
  • Monitor the security of IT systems and keep security programs up to date.
  • Oversee technical staff working on projects, assigning tasks and ensuring work is on schedule and within budget.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology Officer


Information Technology Officers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with IT Management, Information Technology Support, and Network Management / Administration can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration and Information Technology Support. Most people experienced in IT Management also know Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Officer

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 22 salaries. An Information Technology Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,832

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Information Technology Officers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 82 percent above the national average. Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Washington is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Key Stats for Information Technology Officer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Information Technology Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲57%

▲16%

National Average
$69,000

▼13%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Information Technology Officer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%
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