Average Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary in San Francisco, California

$117,964
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,048
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager in San Francisco, California is $117,964.
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MEDIAN $117,964
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Salary
$75k - $158k
Bonus
$1k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $30k
Total Pay
$71k - $175k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Manager

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.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Manager

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.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Manager

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 $68,467 based on 8 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,767 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,415 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,901 based on 121 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,897.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (18.0% less), Houston, Texas (17.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (17.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 270 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
11.9%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
44.8%
Late Career
17.8%