Project Director, Information Technology (IT) Salary (United States)

A Project Director, Information Technology (IT) earns an average salary of $108,354 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job.
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$70,220 - $149,787
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$70,220 - $149,787  
   
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$1,750 - $29,214  
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$1,500 - $35,000  
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$70,409 - $166,760  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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Job Description for Project Director, Information Technology (IT)

Information technology (IT) project directors are in charge of overseeing and directing the successful completion of IT projects for their organization. They are responsible for coordinating efforts and creating effective strategies to reach all company objectives related to information systems. They review new equipment purchases, manage expenses, create detailed budget reports, and ensure internal and external clients receive high-quality IT products and services. IT project directors deploy enterprise technology infrastructure to improve efficiency in use of company resources. They also set goals for their team, provide advice in case of technical issues, track project progress, and escalate support problems. IT project directors must stay informed of current technological trends and have solid understanding of systems capabilities. They participate in training efforts of junior staff members and cultivate business partnerships with vendors to obtain cost savings. In all tasks, the IT project director must follow company privacy and security policies to prevent data loss and theft. These professionals generally report to the senior management of their department.
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Project Director, Information Technology (IT) Tasks
  • Supervise and direct the activities of IT managers and technicians and other staff members working on IT systems.
  • Manage project timelines, budgets, resources, staffing, and quality control.
  • Identify an organization’s technology needs and develop proposals for how to meet those needs.
  • Plan, manage, and oversee information technology projects to improve an organization’s IT infrastructure and software.
  • Prepare reports on project progress and analyses of project effectiveness for senior management.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Director, Information Technology (IT)

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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Boston
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$113,000
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Experience Affects Project Director, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Experienced
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$113,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Project Director, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

SQL
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Project Management
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National Average
$113,000
Microsoft Office
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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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