Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology

United States Location

Richmond - Petersburg
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

4 Years and 7 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,375 at 3.83%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 7 Months: $114,108 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $90,911 & $137,305; and, 5% of Jobs top $170,744.

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.

$300,288 = 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% $181,633
5% $170,744
10% $158,210
25% $137,305
33% $128,762
50% $114,108
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 7 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% $109,787 $118,429
25% $103,151 $125,065
33% $99,454 $128,762
50% $90,911 $137,305
67% $80,597 $147,618
95% $46,582 $181,633
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 4 Years and 7 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 7 Months $108,842 $5,266 at 4.84%
4 Years and 7 Months $114,108 $4,375 at 3.83%
5 Years and 7 Months $118,483 $3,742 at 3.16%

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: $98,163 at the low experience of 2 Years and 1 Month; $128,622 at the average experience of 8 Years and 8 Months; and, $142,362 at the top experience of 15 Years and 4 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 4 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



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,
10% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
25.2% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
59% 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,
16.6% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Active Directory,
19.1% of job descriptions;
13.1% of job descriptions;
20.5% of job descriptions;
17.4% of job descriptions;
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library),
11.9% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
1.4% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
7.2% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
7.8% of job descriptions.


Richmond, VA

Bon Air, Charles City, Chester, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Ettrick, Glen Allen, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Lakeside, Mechanicsville, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond and Tuckahoe.

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