Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Experienced Chief Information Officers , with median pay hovering around $151K per year. With some bonuses approaching $65K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $30K, overall incomes of Experienced Chief Information Officers spread between $94K and $253K depending on individual performance. Most Experienced Chief Information Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$93,254 - $221,275
$93K
$150K
$220K
MEDIAN: $150,975
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$17.11 - $148.99
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$48
$150
MEDIAN: $47.50
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$0$254K
Salary $93,254 - $221,275
Bonus $3,017 - $64,552
Profit Sharing $2,948 - $29,661
Commission $22,500
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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$96,017 - $254,551
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,094
Hourly Data $0$148
Hourly Rate $17.11 - $148.99
Overtime $38.25
Annual Data $0$254K
Bonus $3,017 - $64,552
Commission $22,500
Profit Sharing $2,948 - $29,661
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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$96,017 - $254,551
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $157,811

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Chief Information Officers, 44 percent above the national average. Experienced Chief Information Officers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+42 percent), Houston (+27 percent), San Francisco (+27 percent), and Dallas (+21 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in St. Louis. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Louisville (12 percent lower) and Nashville (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.
10-19 years
63%
20 years or more
37%
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Skills That Affect Chief Information Officer (CIO) Salaries

Strategy
▲17%

Software Development Management
▲5%

▲4%



National Average
$158,000

IT Management
▼1%



Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼5%


Strategic Project Management
▼8%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Network Management / Administration
▼24%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 7%
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