Average Mid-Career Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

$78,728
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,076
Bonus
$3,750
Commission
$3,015
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Information Technology (IT) Manager is $78,728.
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MEDIAN $78,728
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Salary
$50k - $120k
Bonus
$976 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$827 - $10k
Commission
$503 - $20k
Total Pay
$48k - $126k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force (USAF) and KPMG, LLP. Reported salaries are highest at New York Presbyterian Hospital where the average pay is $137,889. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include KPMG, LLP and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, earning around $125,000 and $106,743, respectively. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $35,159. Microsoft Corp and U.S. Army also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $61,581 and $70,000, respectively.

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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 $60,041 based on 145 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,423 based on 2,634 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,363 based on 8,738 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,125.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (20.2% more) and New York, New York (14.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16,360 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
16.1%
Experienced
53.4%
Late Career
29.6%