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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Director in India is ₹3,443,492.
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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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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Director

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Director are from the companies Capgemini, Oracle Corp. and PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd where the average pay is ₹5,802,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include UBS and Oracle Corp., earning around ₹5,153,418 and ₹4,200,000, respectively. Capgemini pays the lowest at around ₹2,498,277. Cognizant and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹3,096,774 and ₹3,186,169, respectively.

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

Skills in IT Management, People Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Strategic 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 ₹252,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹800,000 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹2,331,379 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹3,451,662 based on 511 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹3,811,569.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Director in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gurgaon, Haryana (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Delhi, Delhi (15.0% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (9.1% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (4.0% less).

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