Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Information Technology Managers lies in the neighborhood of $64K annually. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Information Technology Managers runs from $36K to $102K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $11K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Entry-Level Information Technology Managers are male. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,079 - $102,340
$41K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $64,788
10%
50%
90%

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$11.85 - $31.46
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.14
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$0$103K
Salary $41,079 - $102,340
Bonus $203.86 - $11,252
Profit Sharing $197.83 - $9,696
Commission $6,600
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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$36,419 - $103,573
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,831
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $11.85 - $31.46
Hourly Tips $0.07
Overtime $21.20 - $50.38
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $203.86 - $11,252
Commission $6,600
Profit Sharing $197.83 - $9,696
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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$36,419 - $103,573
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 374

Information Technology (IT) Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,380

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Information Technology Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 43 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Information Technology Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+42 percent), Los Angeles (+28 percent), Atlanta (+25 percent), and New York (+25 percent). Austin is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 5 percent.

Information Technology (IT) Manager Advice

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

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Ridgefield:
"Provide IT Services to a great bunch of friendly people."
Be very well organized. Have great documentation. Maintain correct priorities.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Dayton:
"Hours involved."
Know how to use google.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Shelton:
"Staff issues."
Make sure the company you work for understands the staffing needs of the technology they want to implement.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Houston:
"Work hard and don't be afraid to take on extra work."
Work very hard at what you do. Do not be afraid to take on extra work or learn new technologies as it shifts on a yearly basis. You must learn to be able to work on any issue from help desk to networking. Teach your workers new skills and let them grow in their career. Do not hold them back because they will make your department look strong even if they leave you can always get someone fresh who is willing to learn. It is very important to have excellent communication skills in this role.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Albuquerque:
Get everything in writing beforehand.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in East Lansing:
"You should never stop learning. Everyone is important."
Every one on your staff has a gift, help them find what they are good at. If your staff are happy and feel valued you have half the battle won.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Phoenix:
"Get More Certs."
Be less friendly with employees.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 399 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
30%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

SQL
▲11%


Microsoft SQL Server
▲1%

National Average
$61,000

▼2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼5%

Cisco Networking
▼6%

Linux
▼10%

Windows 2003 Server
▼10%



Microsoft Exchange
▼13%



HTML
▼16%

Microsoft Word
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 399 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 16%