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Average Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

$88,216
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,098
Bonus
$3,950
Commission
$3,923
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager is $88,216.
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$54k
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$88k
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$133k
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$54k - $133k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$827 - $15k
Commission
$173 - $18k
Total Pay
$51k - $142k
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Managers Do?

Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Manage resources and processes required to design, plan, and support all information products and services.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies to be used as enhancements or upgrades to existing server, network, and other IT infrastructure equipment.
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.

Job Satisfaction for Information Technology (IT) Manager

4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies Accenture, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. Air Force (USAF). Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is $140,605. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte Consulting LLP and Accenture, earning around $132,758 and $123,192, respectively. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $71,497. U.S. Army and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $95,865 and $105,640, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Active Directory and Network Management / Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,111 based on 129 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,872 based on 2,245 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,998 based on 3,383 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,956 based on 7,240 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,277.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (16.2% more) and New York, New York (15.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17,491 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
12.8%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
41.4%
Late Career
25.7%