Average Experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

$120,542
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$12,449
Bonus
$4,934
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager is $120,542.
10%
$81k
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$121k
90%
$152k
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Salary
$81k - $152k
Bonus
$3k - $28k
Profit Sharing
$979 - $12k
Total Pay
$81k - $168k

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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.

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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 $86,698 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,459 based on 145 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,314.
Employees with Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 722 survey responses.
Early Career
3.9%
Mid Career
20.1%
Late Career
76.0%