$82,463
Avg. Salary
$24.14
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,040

Bonus

$3,060

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Information Systems (IS) Manager is $24.14 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Systems (IS) Manager is $82,463 per year.

$14.61
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$24.14
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$45.63
90%
MEDIAN $24.14
$49k
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$82k
50%
$122k
90%
MEDIAN $82,463
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MEDIAN: $82,463
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$0$126K
Salary $49,298 - $121,640
Bonus $976 - $17,871
Profit Sharing $482 - $11,335
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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$47,727 - $126,236
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,224
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $14.61 - $45.63
Overtime $18.88 - $62.90
Annual Data $0$126K
Bonus $976 - $17,871
Profit Sharing $482 - $11,335
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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$47,727 - $126,236
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

Job Description for Information Systems (IS) Manager

Information system, or IS, managers, are the head of the information technology (IT) department and must be able to manage a team to ensure that they are functional and productive. They ensure program applications or modifications to those applications run smoothly.

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Information Systems (IS) Manager Tasks
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • implementation, deployment and operation of information systems and technology solutions for business needs.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the development.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.

Common Career Paths for Information Systems (IS) Manager


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At the upper end, Information Systems Managers who move into a Chief Information Officer role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Chief Information Officers is a much higher $146K per year. Information Systems Managers most often move into positions as Information Technology Directors or Directors of Information Systems; those groups report median salaries that are $22K higher and $16K higher, respectively.

Information Systems (IS) Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Information Systems (IS) Manager


Information Systems Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in ERP, Project Management, SQL, and Microsoft Sharepoint Server are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office, Network Management / Administration, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those familiar with Network Management / Administration also tend to know Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office. It is often found that people who know Project Management are also skilled in Microsoft Office and Microsoft SQL Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Systems (IS) Manager

Pay by Experience for an Information Systems (IS) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Systems (IS) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 191 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Systems (IS) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 244 salaries. An experienced Information Systems (IS) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 348 salaries. An Information Systems (IS) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 145 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

26%

3%

National Average: $82,278

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

For Information Systems Managers, working in the bustling city of Atlanta has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Information Systems Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+26 percent), Washington (+24 percent), Denver (+19 percent), and Houston (+17 percent). Information Systems Managers in Miami earn salaries far below the national average by 36 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Workers in Seattle and Indianapolis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

Information Systems (IS) Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Information Systems (IS) Manager?

Information Systems (IS) Manager in Reno:
"Organic Food Manufacturing in Reno, NV."
Pros: The climate, the growing business environment... Tahoe
Cons: High cost of living

Information Systems (IS) Manager in Dayton:
"Suburban Life."
Pros: Good home value. Good school systems. Four seasons.
Cons: Winter weather and bad driving conditions.

Information Systems (IS) Manager in Atlanta:
"Forging the way to data based management."
Bringing fresh perspectives to conservative organizations is difficult but rewarding when you succeed. The hierarchy is a challenge to navigate. It is uncharted territory and you have to find your own ways; Identify opportunities, pursue training in emerging fields; find new applications; develop new tools and processes and promote ideas and educate your coworkers.

Information Systems (IS) Manager in Hooksett:
"Continue your Education."
It is important to stay current on evolving technology. Be open and willing to use technology in innovative ways to improve efficiencies and increase profit.

Information Systems (IS) Manager in New York:
"Management lifestyle."
Pros: Ability to assist and change the status quo in technology.
Cons: Salary.

Information Systems (IS) Manager in Denver:
"You won't be doing this in 10 years."
Start from where you are and perpetually look forward.

Information Systems (IS) Manager in New York:
"Personality Matching."
This position is barely about the technology that originally got you into this field. It is much more about negotiating with people across the organization to make sure that all interested parties do what they are supposed to. From a Myers-Briggs perspective, this is very much an ESTJ favored position. How well does your personality fit with these expectations?

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Key Stats for Information Systems (IS) Manager

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Information Systems (IS) Manager Salaries

▲20%

▲8%

National Average
$82,000

▼5%

▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%