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

A Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager earns an average salary of $114,366 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle eBusiness Suite, Software Architecture, Program Management, Leadership, and Software Development. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$71,085 - $145,228
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Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary (?
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$10.85 - $59.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$71,085 - $145,228  
   
Bonus
$1,700 - $24,225  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $10,090  
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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$68,516 - $158,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 761
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $59.39  
   
Overtime
$21.39 - $97.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,700 - $24,225  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $10,090  
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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$68,516 - $158,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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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Experience Affects Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

National Average
$121,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

Software Architecture
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Oracle eBusiness Suite
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Program Management
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Software Development
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Leadership
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IT Management
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Project Management
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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
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Budget Management
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National Average
$121,000
Cisco Networking
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Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 29%

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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%