The average salary for a Late-Career Information Technology (IT) Manager with Windows Operating System General Use skills in Chicago, Illinois is $118,481.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Manager
Microsoft Active Directory
IT Security & Infrastructure
Skills in Project Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Microsoft Active Directory and Network Management / Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Manager
An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,922 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,102 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,427 based on 19 salaries.
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Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 0.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (39.9% less), Houston, Texas (28.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (28.3% less).
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