Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with People Management Skills Salary

Average pay for Senior Information Technology Managers with People Management skills is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($117K). Cash earnings for Senior Information Technology Managers with People Management skills — including $25K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $83K to $159K depending on individual performance. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$81,362 - $143,282
(Median)
$81K
$120K
$140K
MEDIAN: $117,292
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90%

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$25.31 - $48.83
(Median)
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$34
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$81,362 - $143,282  
   
Bonus
$2,027 - $24,761  
Profit Sharing
$201.80 - $14,544  
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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$83,424 - $158,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$34.00  
   
Overtime
$49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,027 - $24,761  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.80 - $14,544  
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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$83,424 - $158,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $92K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $115K. Senior Information Technology Managers with People Management skills see a median salary of $128K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $130K.

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Experience Affects Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$125,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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