Average Mid-Career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary

$106,459
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,198
Bonus
$6,831
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager is $106,459.
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$62k
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MEDIAN $106,459
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Salary
$62k - $140k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $20k
Total Pay
$60k - $153k

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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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Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager
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 Information Technology (IT) Support, People Management and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure 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. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,542 based on 747 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 29.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (17.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (16.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,331 survey responses.
Early Career
2.1%
Experienced
56.1%
Late Career
41.8%