Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Director Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Director is $71,814 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management, Software Development, IT Management, Microsoft SQL Server, and Strategic Project Management.

$44,810 - $129,704
$45K
$72K
$130K
MEDIAN: $72,301
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$13.35 - $33.62
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MEDIAN: $19.72
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$0$138K
Salary $44,810 - $129,704
Bonus $259.12 - $24,186
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $20,000
Commission $3,500
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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$40,627 - $138,377
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 677
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.35 - $33.62
Overtime $21.25 - $42.72
Annual Data $0$138K
Bonus $259.12 - $24,186
Commission $3,500
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $20,000
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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$40,627 - $138,377
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

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Information Technology (IT) Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology (IT) Director in Grayslake:
"There is no finish line."
It will never "get easier". Embrace the challenges and use them as opportunities to grow your organization and yourself.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Edinburg:
"Constant change and budget constraints."
Do what you do that got you to the point of being a director, that is leverage your technical experience, leadership skills, mentoring skills. Subordinate staff expect leadership to have the background and experience so keep up with technology and provide a good working environment that promotes a positive attitude.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Dallas:
"Education Matters."
Education on leadership, project management and finance are as valuable as technical knowledge.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Sierra Vista:
"Don't be cheap."
Don't try to pinch pennies to impress your new boss. It will come back to bite you. Instead, be frugal, shop smart, there is much value in quality and convenience.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Los Angeles:
"Actively Listen, enlist participation from subordinates."
Indecision will create chaos, change may be good, own you accomplishments and mistakes. Enjoy what you do.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Seattle:
"Workload overload."
Wish I knew just how behind everything was, and that the stress level would be enormous.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Boston:
"That you can't please everyone."
Have double thick skin.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Director

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
36%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

People Management
▲76%

Software Development
▲15%

IT Management
▲12%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲12%

Strategic Project Management
▲11%

Project Management
▲10%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

National Average
$70,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼7%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼10%

Network Management / Administration
▼15%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼15%

Web Development
▼18%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼21%

Cisco Networking
▼26%

System Administration
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%
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