Average Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with Leadership Skills Salary

$127,911
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,742
Bonus
$5,978
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The average salary for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with Leadership skills is $127,911.
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$98k
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MEDIAN $127,911
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Salary
$98k - $154k
Bonus
$4k - $28k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $14k
Total Pay
$105k - $172k

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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.

Career Paths

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Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Popular Skills for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, IT Security & Infrastructure, Information Technology (IT) Support, Project Management and People Management.

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

A mid-career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $119,545 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,751 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,705.
Employees with Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (3.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (14.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.8% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 148 survey responses.
Mid Career
10.8%
Experienced
53.4%
Late Career
35.8%