Information Technology (IT) Director Salary (Australia)
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.
|Salary||AU$107,539 - AU$240,992|
|Bonus||AU$4,902 - AU$51,480|
|Profit Sharing||AU$0.00 - AU$99,329|
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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).)
|AU$105,790 - AU$255,112|
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.Read More...
These directors develop strong business relationships with vendors to obtain better pricing and save company resources, and must work well in a team setting with other managers and supervisors to reach goals within given time-frames. Their main duties may also include distributing budgets and reporting their progress to a supervisor or vice president in their organization. They must have strong interpersonal abilities to communicate information concepts, explain technology processes in detail, and facilitate the interaction of IT professionals, vendors, clients, and staff. They may also be tasked with finding innovative solutions for workplace conflicts, using Microsoft Office programs, troubleshooting software, and managing different operating systems.
Those in this position work primarily in an office environment and may need to create technology policies and guidelines for their department. They must always evaluate company needs and requirements and strive to provide excellent client service by implementing quality service training for all IT staff. A bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field is generally required for this position, and prior experience in a directing capacity is highly beneficial. Leadership and technology certifications are also helpful. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
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
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp
General Electric Co (GE)
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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.
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