Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology

United States Location

United States of America

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

2 Years

Raise +1 Year

$8,957 at 8.75%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 2 Years: $102,378 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $76,896 & $127,861; and, 5% of Jobs top $164,632.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$297,852 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $176,624
5% $164,632
10% $150,842
25% $127,861
33% $118,475
50% $102,378
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 2 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $97,633 $107,124
25% $90,343 $114,414
33% $86,282 $118,475
50% $76,896 $127,861
67% $65,561 $139,196
95% $28,133 $176,624
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 2 Years Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
1 Year $89,754 $12,625 at 14.07%
2 Years $102,378 $8,957 at 8.75%
3 Years $111,336 $6,948 at 6.24%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $102,378 at the low experience of 2 Years; $137,157 at the average experience of 8 Years and 2 Months; and, $153,344 at the top experience of 14 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 5 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 2 Years $102,378 $8,958 at 8.75%
Average 8 Years and 2 Months $137,157 $3,223 at 2.35%
Top 14 Years and 5 Months $153,344 $1,956 at 1.28%



Directing an information technology department, cost efficient staff leadership optimizing operations, is the position's primary responsibility.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Director,
    Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Information Technology (IT) or Information Technology (IT) Vice President.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
15.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
14.8% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
53.2% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
11.7% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
10.2% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Active Directory,
9.8% of job descriptions;
9.5% of job descriptions;
12.6% of job descriptions;
9.8% of job descriptions;
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library),
6.5% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
8.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
8% of job descriptions.


United States of America