Average Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager in Canada is C$84,760.
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C$56k - C$116k
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C$971 - C$11k
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C$55k - C$121k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.
  • Manage resources and processes required to design, plan, and support all information products and services.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies to be used as enhancements or upgrades to existing server, network, and other IT infrastructure equipment.

Job Satisfaction for Information Technology (IT) Manager

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies YKK AP America, Accenture Technology Solutions and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Reported salaries are highest at YKK AP America where the average pay is C$121,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and Accenture Technology Solutions, earning around C$102,439 and C$96,000, respectively. Charcoal Group of Restaurants pays the lowest at around C$53,458. Martinrea International Inc. and CGI Group Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$84,250 and C$87,750, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Skills in Project Management, People Management and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Exchange and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Manager

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$62,287 based on 18 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,637 based on 243 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,098 based on 462 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$87,477 based on 1,162 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$93,081.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (8.3% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (3.8% less).

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