The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager with Windows Operating System General Use skills is $73,616.
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Manager
An information technology (IT) manager supervises their company's computer infrastructure and related areas of concern. He or she may oversee teams that manage network technology, IT security and the software platforms used by the company. The IT manager may help establish data storage infrastructure and access protocols and rules within the company as well. The main focus of an IT manager's job may depend on their employer; for instance, companies with a customer-facing online presence may requ…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Manager
The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies Michigan State University (MSU), U.S. Army and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Henderson Engineers, Inc. where the average pay is $85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Michigan State University (MSU), earning around $72,900. Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc pays the lowest at around $55,955. Card Concepts Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,000.
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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Manager
Microsoft Active Directory
Skills in Network Management / Administration, Project Management, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Exchange are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $57,985 based on 27 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,417 based on 508 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,718 based on 633 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,597 based on 1,136 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,727.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (7.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.1% less).
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