Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Information Technology

United States Location

United States of America

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 6/1/19 to 5/30/20

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

2 Years

Raise +1 Year

$8,915 at 8.23%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 2 Years: $108,387 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $82,652 & $134,122; and, 5% of Jobs top $171,260.

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.

$286,639 = 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 6/1/19 to 5/30/20.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $183,374
5% $171,260
10% $157,331
25% $134,122
33% $124,643
50% $108,387
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 2 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% $103,594 $113,180
25% $96,233 $120,541
33% $92,131 $124,643
50% $82,652 $134,122
67% $71,205 $145,569
95% $33,400 $183,374
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 2 Years Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
1 Year $95,821 $12,566 at 13.11%
2 Years $108,387 $8,915 at 8.23%
3 Years $117,302 $6,915 at 5.90%

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: $108,387 at the low experience of 2 Years; $143,002 at the average experience of 8 Years and 2 Months; and, $159,114 at the top experience of 14 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 5 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 6/1/19 to 5/30/20.

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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 2 Years $108,387 $8,915 at 8.23%
Average 8 Years and 2 Months $143,002 $3,209 at 2.24%
Top 14 Years and 5 Months $159,114 $1,947 at 1.22%



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,
16.3% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
15.3% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
53% 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,
13.1% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
10.5% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Active Directory,
9.6% of job descriptions;
8% of job descriptions;
12.8% of job descriptions;
10.2% of job descriptions;
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library),
7% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
7.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
8% of job descriptions.


United States of America