Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary (United States)

A Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager earns an average salary of $115,377 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Business Intelligence and Oracle eBusiness Suite. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Total Pay (?
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$70,855 - $144,896
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Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.48 - $57.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,855 - $144,896  
   
Bonus
$1,497 - $23,980  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $10,125  
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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$68,047 - $157,644  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 680
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.48 - $57.39  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,497 - $23,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $10,125  
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).
)
$68,047 - $157,644  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 680
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Job Description for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager
The senior information technology (IT) manager is a vital part of any organization that utilizes technology in the work place. This position is usually filled by a leader as the senior IT manager is usually in charge of a group of employees in the field. Employees in this position are responsible for working with computer and technological problems in offices, and are expected to keep the technological aspect and tools of the company running smoothly so that employees in different areas can do their jobs as efficiently as possible.
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Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Plan and schedule project guidelines and goals while ensuring timelines are met.
  • Work with outside vendors, upper management, and leadership of other departments to ensure smooth processes
  • Establish IT policies regarding operational procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Establish strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.

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Pay Difference By Location
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$122,000
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Experience Affects Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

National Average
$122,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

Business Intelligence
up arrow 27%
Oracle eBusiness Suite
up arrow 15%
IT Management
up arrow 9%
Program Management
up arrow 7%
Software Architecture
up arrow 5%
Operations Management
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Software Development
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Budget Management
0%
National Average
$122,000
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
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Software Development Management
up arrow 4%
Strategic Project Management
up arrow 6%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
35%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%
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