Average Information Technology (IT) Director Salary in Canada

C$117,013
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C$14,649
Bonus
C$7,933
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Director in Canada is C$117,013.
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CA$81k
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CA$117k
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CA$153k
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C$81k - C$153k
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C$4k - C$31k
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C$498 - C$24k
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C$83k - C$173k
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Directors Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Directors?

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$101,736 based on 6 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$101,022 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$106,016 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$118,009 based on 502 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$124,480.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Director in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (7.8% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (5.1% less), Montréal, Québec (4.5% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,110 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.5%
Early Career
5.6%
Mid Career
8.6%
Experienced
45.2%
Late Career
40.0%