Chief Information Officer (CIO) with Leadership Skills Salary

Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills receive generous compensation — earning an average of $163K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. In the world of Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $79K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $51K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $98K and $294K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$96,440 - $237,703
$96K
$160K
$240K
MEDIAN: $164,251
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$0$295K
Salary $96,440 - $237,703
Bonus $4,834 - $79,366
Profit Sharing $4,909 - $50,335
Commission $10,000
Total Pay (?
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$98,748 - $295,435
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 741

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Information Officer (CIO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Information Officer (CIO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Information Officer (CIO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 360 salaries. A Chief Information Officer (CIO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $197,000 based on 379 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $176,079

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

Surpassing the national average by 39 percent, Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+32 percent), Washington (+28 percent), Atlanta (+28 percent), and Denver (+14 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Cleveland Chief Information Officers with Leadership skills earning much less — 44 percent less — than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Dallas (27 percent lower and 24 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
55%

Experience Affects Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

▲12%

National Average
$176,000

▼7%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Mid-Career
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%