$88,824
Avg. Salary
$23.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,809

Bonus

$3,464

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager is $23.34 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager is $88,824 per year.

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$14.67
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$53k
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MEDIAN $88,824
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$0$135K
Salary $53,352 - $127,914
Bonus $1,443 - $19,380
Profit Sharing $502 - $10,130
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,496 - $135,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,359
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $14.67 - $46.98
Overtime $9.70 - $59.20
Annual Data $0$135K
Bonus $1,443 - $19,380
Profit Sharing $502 - $10,130
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,496 - $135,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 92

Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager

Many businesses have multiple groups handling the different facets of business technology. Generally, an information technology (IT) operations manager oversees these multiple groups. They may supervise only a few or a large number of employees, depending on the size of the business. They must work closely with others and mentor subordinates when necessary.

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Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Tasks
  • Ensure day-to-day operations of technology infrastructure, including networks, servers, databases, etc.
  • Schedule and budget maintenance and upgrades for optimum operational performance.
  • Create plans and provide hands-on support during emergencies, outages, and service transitions.
  • Manage help desk process, budget, and staff for smooth, responsive operations.

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Pay By Employer

$0$87K

$82,452

Common Career Paths for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager


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Information Technology Operations Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Director of Information Technology Services. The latter position pays an average of $106K annually.

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Information Technology Infrastructure Library, Project Management, Leadership, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 13 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use, Network Management / Administration, and Microsoft Active Directory. Most people skilled in Information Technology Support are similarly competent in Leadership and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 234 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 470 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 170 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $89,023

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Information Technology Operations Managers, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Information Technology Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+28 percent), New York (+27 percent), Richmond (+26 percent), and Atlanta (+23 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 26 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Fort Worth (13 percent lower) and Baltimore (9 percent lower).

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager?

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager in Eatonville:
"Flexibile."
Pros: Flexible hours, freedom to make choices
Cons: Not leading a team

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager:
The culture within the OCIO is creative, supportive and collaborative. Leadership is supportive of good ideas and encourages reaching across "silos" for the good of the company. Compensation and Benefits are competitive. Diversity and Inclusion is a priority. Security is 'in our fabric'. There is also flexibility in assignments/roles within the organization as a whole.

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager in Nampa:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Still a small town working enivironment
Cons: Lower pay scale compared to cities bordering Nampa

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager in Denver:
"Any and all outdoor activities and a beautiful place to enjoy them."
Pros: The atmosphere, the people, the food!
Cons: Cold

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager in Washington:
"Cost of Living is High."
Pros: Culture, Lots of things to do, museums,
Cons: The commute and traffic.

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager in Hartford:
"Great job - Negotiate more salary and vacation at start."
Don't be afraid to share your knowledge.

Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager in Miami:
Pros: Knowledge about both business and technical side, drive projects to completion, working on new features, software development and releases, marketing material, budget management, visibility to the entire portfolio, collaboration cross-brands, innovation, functional aspects, process improvement.
Cons: Bureaucracy, lack of (right and motivated) resources, lack of support when neeeded and too many papers to be filled out to be able to move any project forward.

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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Salaries

▲19%

▲9%

National Average
$89,000

▼6%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%