Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology

United States Location

Phoenix - Mesa
AZ
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$131,897

Experience Requirement

8 Years and 3 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,672 at 2.03%

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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: $131,897 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $111,511 & $152,284; and, 5% of Jobs top $181,703.

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% $191,298
5% $181,703
10% $170,670
25% $152,284
33% $144,775
50% $131,897
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% $128,101 $135,694
25% $122,269 $141,526
33% $119,020 $144,775
50% $111,511 $152,284
67% $102,443 $161,352
95% $72,497 $191,298
Salary Average =

$131,897

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 $128,919 $2,978 at 2.31%
8 Years and 3 Months $131,897 $2,672 at 2.03%
9 Years and 3 Months $134,570 $2,423 at 1.80%

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: $110,080 at the low experience of 3 Years; $131,897 at the average experience of 8 Years and 3 Months; and, $143,601 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 $110,080 $5,806 at 5.27%
Average 8 Years and 3 Months $131,897 $2,673 at 2.03%
Top 13 Years and 6 Months $143,601 $1,736 at 1.21%

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

Phoenix, AZ

Arizona,
Apache Junction, Avondale, Buckeye, Casa Grande, Cashion, Cave Creek, Chandler, Coolidge, Eloy, Florence, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale, Guadalupe, Maricopa, Mesa, Oracle, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, Pinal, San Manuel, Scottsdale, Sun City, Sun City West, Sun Lakes, Superior, Surprise, Tempe, Tolleson, Wickenburg and Youngtown.

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