How much does an Information Technology Director make in the United States? The average Information Technology Director salary in the United States is $180,328 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $161,599 and $200,046. 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.
Job Description for Information Technology Director
Information Technology Director establishes, plans, and administers the overall policies and goals for the information technology department. Analyzes the needs of different departments and determines ways to meet business objectives by modifying existing or developing new information processing systems. Being an Information Technology Director manages the research and selection of IT equipment, applications, and supplies. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Information Technology Director typically reports to a CIO. The Information Technology Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be an Information Technology Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
What does an Information Technology Director do?
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Provide strategic risk guidance for IT and business projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.
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Develop and maintain metrics to create visibility to the effectiveness of our security and disaster recovery programs.
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Monitor computer systems and communicate exceptions and variations as required to maintain a reliable and predictable operation.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Information Technology Director in the United States. The base salary for Information Technology Director ranges from $161,599 to $200,046 with the average base salary of $180,328. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $179,238 to $235,339 with the average total cash compensation of $204,626.