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Average Mid-Career Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

$79,409
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,131
Bonus
$3,500
Commission
$3,070
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Information Technology (IT) Manager is $79,409.
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$51k
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$51k - $122k
Bonus
$1k - $17k
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$774 - $12k
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$2k - $18k
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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.

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 Cognizant. 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 EY (Ernst & Young) and Deloitte Consulting LLP, earning around $134,815 and $130,352, respectively. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $47,500. U.S. Army and Cognizant also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,000 and $102,439, respectively.

Career Paths

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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 Microsoft Office, IT Security & Infrastructure, 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 $62,767 based on 121 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,327 based on 2,190 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,123 based on 6,991 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,510.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (25.9% more) and New York, New York (22.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13,741 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
15.9%
Experienced
50.9%
Late Career
32.3%