Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology

United States Location

USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 6/1/22 to 5/31/23

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

7 Years and 5 Months

Raise +1 Year

$5,834 at 4.74%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 7 Years & 5 Months: $123,167 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $104,234 & $142,100; and, 5% of Jobs top $169,384.

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.

$412,827 = 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 6/1/22 to 5/31/23.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $178,266
5% $169,384
10% $159,159
25% $142,100
33% $135,127
50% $123,167
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 7 Years and 5 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% $119,640 $126,693
25% $114,224 $132,109
33% $111,206 $135,127
50% $104,234 $142,100
67% $95,817 $150,516
95% $68,067 $178,266
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 7 Years and 5 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
6 Years and 5 Months $116,603 $6,564 at 5.63%
7 Years and 5 Months $123,167 $5,834 at 4.74%
8 Years and 5 Months $129,000 $5,250 at 4.07%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases extremely rapidly in the first years, rises vigorously with greater experience and grows robustly into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is more than that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $67,132 at the low experience of 1 Year and 10 Months; $123,167 at the average experience of 7 Years and 5 Months; and, $149,966 at the top experience of 13 Years and 1 Month.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 6 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 6/1/22 to 5/31/23.

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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 1 Year and 10 Months $67,132 $15,425 at 22.98%
Average 7 Years and 5 Months $123,167 $5,833 at 4.74%
Top 13 Years and 1 Month $149,966 $3,580 at 2.39%



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,
12.5% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
26.4% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
69.3% 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,
24.4% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
7% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Active Directory,
4.6% of job descriptions;
3.6% of job descriptions;
3.7% of job descriptions;
3.2% of job descriptions;
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library),
4.6% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
5.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
6.2% of job descriptions.


Indianapolis, IN

Anderson, Boone, Brownsburg, Carmel, Central, Elwood, Franklin, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Indianaplois, Indianapolis, Johnson, Lawrence, Lebanon, Madison, Marion, Martinsville, Morgan, Noblesville, Plainfield, Shelby, Shelbyville and Speedway.

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