Average Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

$119,440
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,987
Bonus
$5,101
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The average salary for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager is $119,440.
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$78k
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MEDIAN $119,440
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Salary
$78k - $151k
Bonus
$2k - $27k
Profit Sharing
$988 - $15k
Total Pay
$78k - $167k

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Job Description for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Establish IT policies regarding operational procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Work with outside vendors, upper management, and leadership of other departments to ensure smooth processes.
  • Establish strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Plan and schedule project guidelines and goals while ensuring timelines are met.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies St. Jude Medical, Inc., nCourt llc and Accenture. Reported salaries are highest at Accenture where the average pay is $146,592. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) and Deloitte, earning around $144,416 and $140,000, respectively. nCourt llc pays the lowest at around $81,060. Oracle Corp. and St. Jude Medical, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $134,292 and $139,000, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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Information Technology (IT) Director
Information Technology (IT) Manager
Senior Project Manager, IT
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Popular Skills for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

Skills in People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, IT Security & Infrastructure, Information Technology (IT) Support and Project Management.

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

An early career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,769 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,882 based on 147 salaries. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,075 based on 748 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,726.
Employees with Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.8% more) and New York, New York (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,499 survey responses.
Early Career
1.9%
Mid Career
9.8%
Experienced
49.9%
Late Career
38.4%