Average Information Technology (IT) Director with Leadership Skills Salary

$134,896
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$19,887
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Director with Leadership skills is $134,896.
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$90k
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$135k
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$182k
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$90k - $182k
Bonus
$5k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $26k
Total Pay
$90k - $210k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Director

Information Technology (IT) Director Tasks
  • Ready organization for IT security audits or investigations.
  • Manage security of network, systems, and enterprise information.
  • Review the performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements.
  • Build relationships with external IT vendors and service providers.
  • Benchmark and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure of IT systems.

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Director

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Director are from the companies Dell, Inc., First Chinese Baptist Church and UnitedHealth Group. Reported salaries are highest at UnitedHealth Group where the average pay is $158,000. First Chinese Baptist Church pays the lowest at around $68,000.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Project Management, 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 $116,446 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,135 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,088 based on 240 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $144,744.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (17.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 619 survey responses.
Early Career
2.7%
Mid Career
10.3%
Experienced
38.8%
Late Career
48.1%