Average Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary in Canada

C$102,796
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$9,887
Bonus
C$5,000
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The average salary for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in Canada is C$102,796.
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C$76k
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C$103k
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C$143k
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MEDIAN C$102,796
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Salary
C$76k - C$143k
Bonus
C$2k - C$20k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$99k
Total Pay
C$77k - C$151k

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Job Description for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Establish IT policies regarding operational procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Work with outside vendors, upper management, and leadership of other departments to ensure smooth processes.
  • Establish strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Plan and schedule project guidelines and goals while ensuring timelines are met.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

Skills in People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Information Technology (IT) Support, IT Security & Infrastructure and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

An early career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$86,664 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$99,819 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$103,429 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$106,379.
Employees with Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (7.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (28.3% less), Halifax, Nova Scotia (7.4% less) and Montréal, Québec (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 169 survey responses.
Early Career
5.3%
Mid Career
8.3%
Experienced
49.1%
Late Career
37.3%