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Average Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary in Canada

C$153,379
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$20,504
Bonus
C$17,500
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The average salary for a Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Canada is C$153,379.
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CA$108k
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CA$153k
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CA$229k
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C$108k - C$229k
Bonus
C$5k - C$61k
Profit Sharing
C$3k - C$60k
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C$112k - C$262k
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What Do Chief Information Officer (CIO)s Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

4.3 out of 5
(27)
Highly Satisfied
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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Information Officer (CIO)s?

Skills in Leadership and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, IT Security & Infrastructure and IT Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Officer (CIO)s?

An early career Chief Information Officer (CIO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$142,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Chief Information Officer (CIO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$132,465 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$147,416 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$163,437.
Employees with Chief Information Officer (CIO) in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (15.9% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Victoria, British Columbia (22.2% less), Edmonton, Alberta (5.5% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 222 survey responses.
Early Career
4.1%
Mid Career
5.9%
Experienced
27.0%
Late Career
63.1%