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 $60 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $39 and $72. 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, Salary.com 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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Leidos - Reston , VA
... to IT automation, AIOps, and other modernization technologies • Work with the program teams, Division leadership, and CTO organization to identify technology and solution roadmaps to improve ...
Appcast Agency - 8 days ago
Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC - Arlington , VA
Strategies will include a broad range of technical domains including overall Information Technology ... As the CTO you will be setting a vision for how technology will be used across all business sectors ...
Lensa - 16 days ago
McFadyen Digital - Vienna , VA
Could you discuss enterprise transformation with a Fortune 500 CIO, CMO, or CDO? Do you have the mindset to mentor team members on new technologies and help architect scalable solutions? Can you ...
ZipRecruiter - 36 days ago
EACH DAY MATTERS We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for a Chief Mission Data officer to provide mission ... For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision
Appcast Agency - 27 days ago
Synectics for Management Decisions Inc - Arlington , VA
Support Corporate IT architecture, practices and solutions. * Assist the COO in setting and tracking objectives, measures, and metrics * Represent the Company in IT/Technical meetings with customers ...
ZipRecruiter - 52 days ago
Job Summary Consulting CGO (Chief Growth Officer) or Consulting Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) to work with the other principals in our firm to provide the best solutions to our clients across the ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
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