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Information Technology Officer Salary

Information Technology Officers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent a little over a half of Information Technology Officers. Salaries average out to around $62K per year and spread from $34K to $125K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Information Technology Officers survey respondents are men (72 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Officers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,598 - $124,341
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$40K
$62K
$120K
MEDIAN: $62,211
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$9.30 - $24.91
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,598 - $124,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,500  
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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$33,505 - $124,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $24.91  
   
Overtime
$12.77 - $39.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,500  
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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$33,505 - $124,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

  • Oversee technical staff working on projects, assigning tasks and ensuring work is on schedule and within budget.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology Officer


Information Technology Officers report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with IT Management, Network Management / Administration, and Information Technology Support can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Information Technology Support, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. The majority of those who know IT Management also know Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Officer

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


Information Technology Officers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $45K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $59K on average. For Information Technology Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $68K. Veterans who boast more than two decades of experience make around $114K on average — an ample six-figure paycheck.

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Experience Affects Information Technology Officer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Information Technology Officer Salaries


National Average
$60,000

Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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