A Chief Information Officer (CIO) earns an average salary of C$144,467 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$97,753 - C$213,882
C$98K
C$150K
C$210K
MEDIAN: C$147,453
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90%
C$0C$246K
Salary C$97,753 - C$213,882
Bonus C$3,250 - C$65,000
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$50,000
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C$99,023 - C$246,334
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 231

Job Description for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

In the 21st century, one of the most important operational aspects to any large enterprise is their ability to construct, maintain, and upgrade their information technology framework. This accounts for a large amount of expense, and it usually requires teams of skilled professionals to work together. In organizations that are large enough, these information systems operations are all managed by a high-level executive officer called the chief information officer (CIO).

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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Tasks

  • Establish, coordinate and evaluate information technology strategies for key products and services.
  • Oversee management of IT personnel and development teams.
  • Communicate at a senior level of the organization.
  • Provide technical expertise and industry knowledge to support sales and marketing efforts.
  • Oversee and evaluates IT operations.

Chief Information Officer (CIO) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$153,916

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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Information Officer (CIO)?

Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Ottawa:
"Making a difference."
Pros: The people that I work with.
Cons: Bureaucracy.

Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Mississauga:
"Challenging and Fulfilling career."
Pros: Being able to help grow an organization to be profitable by implementing new and innovative technology. Helping other people reach their potential and career objectives by providing mentorship and guidance within a strong results driven company.
Cons: Office politics, and unproductive meetings. Not any different than other jobs.

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Key Stats for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
60%

Experience Affects Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

▲7%

National Average
C$154,000

▼2%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries


National Average
C$154,000




SQL
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 4%