An Information Technology (IT) Director earns an average salary of AU$165,212 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$107,539 - AU$240,992
AU$110K
AU$170K
AU$240K
MEDIAN: AU$165,663
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$255K
Salary AU$107,539 - AU$240,992
Bonus AU$4,902 - AU$51,480
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$99,329
Commission AU$30,000
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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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AU$105,790 - AU$255,112
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 171

Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Director

Information technology (IT) directors are responsible for managing and directing IT operations for their companies and providing leadership and technical advice to lead their departments. They may also be responsible for developing effective strategies for deploying technology and software, testing hardware devices and applications before introducing them to management, and managing schedules and deployment contracts.

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Information Technology (IT) Director Tasks

  • Build relationships with external IT vendors and service providers.
  • Benchmark and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure of IT systems.
  • Review the performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements.
  • Ready organization for IT security audits or investigations.
  • Manage security of network, systems, and enterprise information.

Information Technology (IT) Director Pay By Employer

$0$257K

Dell, Inc.
20 profiles
$148,823

$141,468

$140,124

Oracle Corp.
14 profiles
$135,636

YMCA
12 profiles
$98,871

$146,568

$142,937

Fiserv Inc
10 profiles
$130,000

AT&T Inc.
10 profiles
$122,616

$160,000

Information Technology (IT) Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$163,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$175,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$183,000 based on 135 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$185,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$177,131

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Director

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
AU$177,000

▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

▲13%


National Average
AU$177,000

▼2%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 78%