How much does an Information Technology Manager make in the United States? The average Information Technology Manager salary in the United States is $144,161 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $129,886 and $157,861. 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. 

Information Technology Manager Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Information Technology Manager Salary $116,889 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Information Technology Manager Salary $129,886 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Information Technology Manager Salary $144,161 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Information Technology Manager Salary $157,861 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Information Technology Manager Salary $170,334 US April 24, 2024
25% $129,886 10% $116,889 90% $170,334 75% $157,861 $144,161 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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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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Microsoft Office: Microsoft Office is a suite of desktop productivity applications that is designed by Microsoft for business use. You can create documents containing text and images, work with data in spreadsheets and databases, create presentations and posters.

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Help Desk: The activities involved in handling and resolving customer grievances and issues faster and efficient by a ticketing system.

Leadership 6.73%
Microsoft Office 1.99%
Help Desk 1.12%
Others 90.16%

Job Description for Information Technology Manager

Information Technology Manager manages all IT activities in the organization. Implements and maintains the policies and goals for the IT department to support the company's needs. Being an Information Technology Manager ensures proper information system operations and plans necessary upgrades. Oversees the internal IT support function. Additionally, Information Technology Manager conducts research and recommends the selection of IT equipment, applications, and supplies. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Information Technology Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be an Information Technology Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1-3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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  • Overview. We are seeking an experienced Information Technology Manager to join our team. As the Technology Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing ...
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Information Technology Manager salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Information Technology Manager, the highest Information Technology Manager salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Information Technology Manager salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Information Technology Manager salary is in Miami, FL, where the Information Technology Manager 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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