Average Information Technology (IT) Director with System Administration Skills Salary

$81,922
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$4,740
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Director with System Administration skills is $81,922.
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$82k
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$126k
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Salary
$53k - $126k
Bonus
$501 - $19k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $17k
Total Pay
$51k - $131k

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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 IT Management, Network Management / Administration, Project Management, IT Security & Infrastructure and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $60,502 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,094 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,058 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,330.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (9.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (19.3% less), Scottsdale, Arizona (16.0% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 304 survey responses.
Early Career
10.2%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
40.1%
Late Career
24.7%