Sr. Information Manager Salary

Compensation for Senior Information Managers in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($125K). Cash earnings for Senior Information Managers — which occasionally include more than $29K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $87K to approximately $172K. Most Senior Information Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Senior Information Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$87,061 - $152,762
MEDIAN: $124,810

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National Salary Data (?
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$87,061 - $152,762  
$979 - $29,260  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $15,170  
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).
$87,307 - $171,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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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 who take an Information Technology Director role, an upper-level role, may see a decrease in pay. Pay for Information Technology Directors is usually $102K.

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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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Experience Affects Sr. Information Manager Salaries

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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 20 votes.


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 7%