Average Information Technology (IT) Director with Strategic Planning Skills Salary

$125,020
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$18,720
Bonus
$8,104
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Director with Strategic Planning skills is $125,020.
10%
$79k
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$125k
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$175k
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Salary
$79k - $175k
Bonus
$3k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $29k
Total Pay
$80k - $203k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Director

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 Skills for Information Technology (IT) Director

Skills in Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Project Management, Network Management / Administration and IT Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director

An early career Information Technology (IT) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,404 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,757 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,431 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $143,399.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Director in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in St. Louis, Missouri (22.3% more) and New York, New York (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (20.2% less) and Los Angeles, California (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 422 survey responses.
Early Career
3.6%
Mid Career
10.0%
Experienced
39.8%
Late Career
46.7%