How much does a Chief Information Officer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chief Information Officer in the United States is $61 as of November 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $40 and $74. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Chief Information Officer?

Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Digital Information Officer (CDIO) or Information Technology (IT) Director, is a job title commonly given to the most senior executive in an enterprise who works with information technology and computer systems in order to support enterprise goals. Typically, the CIO reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer, but may also report to the Chief Operating Officer or Chief Financial Officer. In military organizations, they report to the Commanding Officer. The role of Chief Information Officer was first defined in 1981 by William R. Synnott, former Sen...

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Advantia Health - Arlington , VA
The Director of Information Technology (IT) will report to the Chief Operations Officer. This role will be responsible for overseeing the technical infrastructure within the organization, overseeing ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Synalloy Metals - Danville , VA
Chief Financial Officer Date: November 11, 2021 Job Summary The Vice President of Information Technology (VPIT) has complete ownership of and accountability for the establishment and execution of the ...
LinkedIn - 16 days ago
In order to participate please follow this link: is a short additional qualification form to collect the information necessary for the study.If you choose to participate, you will be part of a 30 ...
Joblift - 1 day ago
IvyExec, in partnership with Analysys Mason, a management consulting firm, is conducting a study with IT and procurement professionals about IT buying processes within their state departments. Your ...
Joblift - 19 days ago
Inova Health System - Columbia , VA
Leading a team of approximately 150-200 and reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the VP of Clinical Applications will be an essential leader in driving clinical information technology ...
LinkedIn - 6 days ago
Home Care Delivered - Richmond , VA
COMPANY INFORMATION: Home Care Delivered ("HCD") is a purpose-driven organization founded by Gordy ... The Chief Revenue Officer ("CRO") will report directly to the President. Given HCD's role as an ...
LinkedIn - 10 days ago
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