Information Technology Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$139,000
$100,000
Min 10%
$139,000
Median 50%
$194,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
VMware
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.7 years
How much does an information technology director make?
As an Information Technology Director in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $139,775 per year or $67.2 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $194,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $100,000 per year. Technology companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Information Technology Directors. Some of the states with the best Information Technology Director salaries are California, New York, Virginia, New Jersey, and West Virginia. The typical employment in the position spans 4.7 years.

Average Information Technology Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Information Technology Director in the USA is $139,775 annually or $67.2 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Information Technology Director salaries at $170,798 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $110,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Information Technology Director salaries are California, New York, Virginia, New Jersey, and West Virginia. Wyoming, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Information Technology Director Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Information Technology Directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Information Technology Director Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Information Technology Director makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Information Technology Directors are in Technology companies and Health Care companies. Information Technology Directors at VMware and Mastercard report the highest salaries. Companies like Kaseya and Salesforce also pay high salaries to their Information Technology Directors.
Company
Average Salary
$164,073
$164k
$161,545
$162k
$158,615
$159k
$155,910
$156k
$154,334
$154k

Average Information Technology Director Pay By Industry

Information Technology Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Technology companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Information Technology Directors. Health Care companies pay their Information Technology Directors the highest wages, averaging $148,692 per year. Technology companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $143,077 and $137,819, respectively. At $132,119, the average salary for Information Technology Directors in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$148,692
$149k
Technology
Technology
$143,077
$143k
Retail
Retail
$137,819
$138k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$137,176
$137k
Finance
Finance
$135,820
$136k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$132,119
$132k

Information Technology Director Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Information Technology Director Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Information Technology Director can range from $75,112 to $156,212 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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$130,000
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$148,699
$148,699
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$86,240
$86,240
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$130,000
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$122,724
$122,724