Average Technology Director Salary

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The average salary for a Technology Director is $103,193.
MEDIAN $103,193
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$55k - $163k
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$974 - $40k
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$53k - $180k

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Job Description for Technology Director

Technology Director Tasks
  • Evaluate technologies to develop action plans and interface with upper management.
  • Remain up-to-date on new technologies and inform team of important changes.
  • Recruit, hire, lead and manage a development team.
  • Assess information systems for quality and efficiency, enacting any crucial changes.

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Technology Director. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Technology Director
Vice President (VP), Technology
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Information Technology (IT) Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Technology Director

Skills in People Management, Product Development and Software Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Technology Director

An entry-level Technology Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,868 based on 24 salaries. An early career Technology Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,446 based on 129 salaries. A mid-career Technology Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,275 based on 244 salaries. An experienced Technology Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,350 based on 562 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,821.
Employees with Technology Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (28.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (24.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.1% less).

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