How much does a Chief Information Technology Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Information Technology Officer salary in the United States is $334,818 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $284,392 and $393,003. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Chief Information Technology Officer Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Chief Information Technology Officer Salary $238,482 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Chief Information Technology Officer Salary $284,392 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Chief Information Technology Officer Salary $334,818 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Chief Information Technology Officer Salary $393,003 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Chief Information Technology Officer Salary $445,978 US June 27, 2024
25% $284,392 10% $238,482 90% $445,978 75% $393,003 $334,818 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Chief Information Technology Officer need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.

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Technical Support: Offering hands-on assistance and solutions to end-users in addressing and troubleshooting technical issues.

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Application Development: Application development may refer to: Mobile application development ("app development") or the process of developing desktop application software. Mobile app development is the act or process by which a mobile app is developed for mobile devices, such as personal digital assistants, enterprise digital assistants or mobile phones. These applications can be pre-installed on phones during manufacturing platforms, or delivered as web applications using server-side or client-side processing (e.g., JavaScript) to provide an "application-like" experience within a Web browser.

Leadership 12.06%
Technical Support 1.88%
Application Development 1.48%
Others 84.58%
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Job Description for Chief Information Technology Officer

Chief Information Technology Officer establishes and directs the strategic long-term goals, policies and procedures for an information technology department. Determines an organization's long-term systems needs and any hardware acquisitions needed to accomplish the organization's business objectives. Being a Chief Information Technology Officer gives technical guidance on high priority projects and orients the company to trends in the information technology industry. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Chief Information Technology Officer typically reports to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Chief Information Technology Officer salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Chief Information Technology Officer, the highest Chief Information Technology Officer salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Chief Information Technology Officer salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Chief Information Technology Officer salary is in Miami, FL, where the Chief Information Technology Officer salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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