Average Experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager is $93,425.
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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 Accenture, Deloitte Consulting LLP and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is $147,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte Consulting LLP and Accenture, earning around $132,037 and $121,943, respectively. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp pays the lowest at around $104,912. Cognizant and Capgemini also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $107,016 and $114,478, respectively.

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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 Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, 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 $61,111 based on 136 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,038 based on 2,409 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,609 based on 3,572 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,157.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (15.1% more).

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