Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology

United States Location

Colorado Springs
CO
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 6/1/21 to 5/31/22

Salary Average

$118,696

Experience Requirement

8 Years and 3 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,122 at 1.79%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 8 Years & 3 Months: $118,696 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $100,349 & $137,042; and, 5% of Jobs top $163,516.

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.

$310,588 = 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.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 6/1/21 to 5/31/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $172,151
5% $163,516
10% $153,587
25% $137,042
33% $130,285
50% $118,696
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 8 Years and 3 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $115,279 $122,113
25% $110,031 $127,361
33% $107,107 $130,285
50% $100,349 $137,042
67% $92,189 $145,203
95% $65,241 $172,151
Salary Average =

$118,696

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 8 Years and 3 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
7 Years and 3 Months $116,334 $2,362 at 2.03%
8 Years and 3 Months $118,696 $2,122 at 1.79%
9 Years and 3 Months $120,818 $1,927 at 1.59%

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: $101,504 at the low experience of 3 Years; $118,696 at the average experience of 8 Years and 3 Months; and, $128,009 at the top experience of 13 Years and 6 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 3 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 6/1/21 to 5/31/22.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 3 Years $101,504 $4,547 at 4.48%
Average 8 Years and 3 Months $118,696 $2,122 at 1.79%
Top 13 Years and 6 Months $128,009 $1,386 at 1.08%

Qualifications

Description

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

Skills

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.

Characteristics

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,
19.4% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
16.9% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
60.9% 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,
12.8% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
16.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Active Directory,
5% of job descriptions;
Linux,
8.4% of job descriptions;
VMware,
8.1% of job descriptions;
Cisco,
5.9% of job descriptions;
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library),
9.7% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
11.9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
11.9% of job descriptions.

Location

Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado,
Colorado Springs, El Paso, Manitou Springs, Security-Widefield and Stratmoor Hills.

These locations are all included in the Colorado Springs, CO metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).