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

$81,094
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$5,087
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Information Technology (IT) Director with System Administration skills is $81,094.
10%
$52k
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$81k
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$130k
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$52k - $130k
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$970 - $10k
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$50k - $134k
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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, Project Management, IT Security & Infrastructure and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration.

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. 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.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 228 survey responses.
Early Career
13.6%
Experienced
53.5%
Late Career
32.9%