Sr. Information Manager Salary

Average pay for a Senior Information Manager in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $124K per year. Cash earnings for Senior Information Managers — including $27K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $73K to $172K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction for Senior Information Managers is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male Senior Information Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$82,193 - $154,636
MEDIAN: $123,703

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$82,193 - $154,636  
$2,466 - $26,721  
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $15,000  
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).
$72,877 - $172,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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Job Description for Sr. Information Manager

A senior information manager is a job that requires both mental and people skills. This person normally works in a large or medium-sized company. This type of manager is in charge of all forms of interoffice communications. This can include server, email, or teleconference functions that go on in the office. This position is generally going to require a four-year degree in some kind of technology or business field.


Sr. Information Manager Tasks

  • Use data to draft and disseminate information to stockholders, clients and executives.
  • Ensure that data contains updated, accurate information.
  • Oversee the development of information systems that inventory and improve various operations.

Common Career Paths for Sr. Information Manager

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Senior Information Managers may experience a considerable drop in salary when they transition into an upper level Information Technology Director position, where pay tends to be around $101K.

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Senior Information Managers usually report a few specific skills. Project Management and IT Security & Infrastructure are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like IT Security & Infrastructure. Competency in IT Security & Infrastructure frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Sr. Information Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Sr. Information Manager?

Sr. Information Manager in Atlanta:
"Not just a mid-level manager."
Pros: Working in company and business segment that provides string culture, challenge and opportunity every day. Working directly with business leadership on consistent basis and having direct impact on how IT drives value for the business and customers.
Cons: Stress. Work life balance.

Sr. Information Manager in Detroit:
"Corporate Culture, Challenging Work Conditions."
Pros: Numerous opportunities to deliver innovation and value to customers and the global company. Some public recognition for successful delivery and execution.
Cons: Insufficient delivery time frames yield delivery of sub-standard products and services. Selective career advancements which are not evenly considered for all.

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Skills That Affect Sr. Information Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.


25 %
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 84% employee benefits None: 6%