Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology

United States Location

Memphis
TN - AR - MS
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 12/1/19 to 11/30/20

Salary Average

$114,443

Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$5,282 at 4.62%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $114,443 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $91,363 & $137,523; and, 5% of Jobs top $170,831.

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.

$279,167 = 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 12/1/19 to 11/30/20.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $181,697
5% $170,831
10% $158,338
25% $137,523
33% $129,022
50% $114,443
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 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% $110,144 $118,741
25% $103,542 $125,343
33% $99,864 $129,022
50% $91,363 $137,523
67% $81,096 $147,789
95% $47,189 $181,697
Salary Average =

$114,443

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 5 Years Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $108,172 $6,271 at 5.80%
5 Years $114,443 $5,282 at 4.62%
6 Years $119,725 $4,563 at 3.81%

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: $88,428 at the low experience of 1 Year and 10 Months; $128,929 at the average experience of 8 Years and 2 Months; and, $146,746 at the top experience of 14 Years and 6 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 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 12/1/19 to 11/30/20.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

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,
17.5% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
18.5% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
56.8% 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,
14.9% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
12.7% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Active Directory,
10.7% of job descriptions;
Linux,
8.4% of job descriptions;
VMware,
15.6% of job descriptions;
Cisco,
12% of job descriptions;
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library),
10.7% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
15.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
13% of job descriptions.

Location

Memphis, TN

Arkansas,
Crittenden and West Memphis;
Mississippi,
DeSoto;
Tennessee,
Bartlett, Covington, Fayette, Germantown, Memphis, Shelby and Tipton.

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