Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager is C$62,655 per year. A skill in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is associated with high pay for this job.

C$43,091 - C$92,436
C$43K
C$65K
C$92K
MEDIAN: C$65,208
10%
50%
90%
C$12.41 - C$41.16
C$12
C$20
C$41
MEDIAN: C$19.62
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$94K
Salary C$43,091 - C$92,436
Bonus C$491 - C$11,792
Profit Sharing C$60.00 - C$5,500
Total Pay (?
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).
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C$40,632 - C$94,731
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 426
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$12.41 - C$41.16
Overtime C$24.19 - C$66.08
Annual Data C$0C$94K
Bonus C$491 - C$11,792
Profit Sharing C$60.00 - C$5,500
Total Pay (?
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).
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C$40,632 - C$94,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Manager

An information technology (IT) manager supervises their company's computer infrastructure and related areas of concern. He or she may oversee teams that manage network technology, IT security and the software platforms used by the company. The IT manager may help establish data storage infrastructure and access protocols and rules within the company as well. The main focus of an IT manager's job may depend on their employer; for instance, companies with a customer-facing online presence may require the IT manager to oversee this web space's efficient operation and the security of customer data. In most situations, however, the IT manager's job includes supervising the way the company's employees access and use data, as well as interact with each other via computer.

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Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks

  • 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.
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.

Information Technology (IT) Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,906

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Information Technology (IT) Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Edmonton:
"Do your homework."
Make sure you do your homework, get the job description, ask about turnover, ask about the difference in responsibility between your position and the Director's. Ask about what decisions you have the autonomy to make.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Thunder Bay:
"It's about providing value not cheapest price."
In order to be respected at any firm you need to provide value. Value is not the lowest price or the highest service level. It is what the business perceives the value as. If you don't communicate options, and provide benchmarks you are going to eventually fail. Communication with senior management is key.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Hamilton:
"IT Requires A Lot Of Commitment."
As an IT professional, there is a lot of time required in and out of the office to be successful. If you can stay focused and not be afraid to try new things you can be success in an IT career. Try to stay well rounded to ensure versatility in the workplace.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Victoria:
"Transparency."
Tell the truth even if you don't want to and even if they don't want to hear it.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
44%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
▲10%

Linux
▲5%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼0%

National Average
C$65,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼1%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼4%

Project Management
▼5%

SQL
▼8%

Microsoft Exchange
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Cisco Networking
▼12%

VMware ESX
▼14%

Network Management / Administration
▼18%

People Management
▼18%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%