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Average Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

$122,410
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$12,582
Bonus
$5,855
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The average salary for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager is $122,410.
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$82k
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$155k
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What Do Senior Information Technology (IT) Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

4 out of 5
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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 nCourt llc, St. Jude Medical, Inc. 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 General Electric Co (GE) and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), earning around $144,520 and $144,416, respectively. nCourt llc pays the lowest at around $81,060. Express Scripts Incorporated and Oracle Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $126,004 and $132,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Information Technology (IT) Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Information Technology (IT) Managers?

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 $88,518 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,746 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,215 based on 545 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,066.
Employees with Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.6% more) and New York, New York (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.3% less), Washington, District of Columbia (1.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,135 survey responses.
Early Career
2.7%
Mid Career
10.7%
Experienced
48.0%
Late Career
38.6%