Information Technology Systems Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$129,000
$101,000
$129,000
$165,000
Information Technology Systems Managers in the United States make an average salary of $129,866 per year or $62.44 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $102,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $165,000. If you like following the crowd, Professional and Technology companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Transportation, Health Care, and Manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, New York, New Jersey, Colorado, and Rhode Island provide the highest Information Technology Systems Manager salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Albany, NY
$135,201
Mahwah, NJ
$134,565
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Map of Information Technology Systems Manager Salaries

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

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Average Information Technology Systems Manager Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an Information Technology Systems Manager is roughly $129,866 per year, which boils down to $62.44 per hour. Interestingly enough, Information Technology Systems Managers have the highest salaries in Sunnyvale, CA at about $148,675 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Sunnyvale, CA is $102,000. Additionally, Information Technology Systems Managers make more than the average salary in Albany, NY, Mahwah, NJ, Aurora, CO, Seattle, WA, and Roanoke, VA. On a more broad level, Information Technology Systems Manager salaries are highest in California, New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Rhode Island, Washington, and Virginia. On the contrary, Tennessee, Wyoming, and Mississippi offer the lowest Information Technology Systems Manager salaries.
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Average Information Technology Systems Manager Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an Information Technology Systems Manager, working for Space Exploration Technologies or New York might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like California Steel Industries and Hackensack University Health Network report highly competitive salaries for Information Technology Systems Managers.

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Average Information Technology Systems Manager Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Information Technology Systems Manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Transportation, Health Care, and Manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Information Technology Systems Managers. For example, Information Technology Systems Managers make a whopping average salary of $134,590 while working for Transportation companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $130,152 at Health Care companies and $124,412 at Manufacturing companies. But Information Technology Systems Managers may want to avoid working in the Education industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $116,730.
Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$134,590
$135k
Health Care
Health Care
$130,152
$130k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$124,412
$124k
Technology
Technology
$121,469
$121k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$120,990
$121k
Education
Education
$116,730
$117k

Information Technology Systems Manager Salary History

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Information Technology Systems Manager Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Information Technology Systems Manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

Recently Added Information Technology Systems Manager Salaries

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Blinn College
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$61,000
$61,000
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$60,000
$60,000
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UW System Campus Success Manager for Enterprise IT
03/31/2020
03/31/2020
$100,000
$100,000
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03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$73,310
$73,310
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03/11/2020
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$82,992
$82,992
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UW System Campus Success Manager for Enterprise IT-Military Veterans
UW System Campus Success Manager for Enterprise IT-Military Veterans
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$100,000
$100,000
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IT Technical Specialist III-System Administrator/Information Security Manager
02/29/2020
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$40,206
$40,206
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02/25/2020
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$90,000
$90,000
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IT Systems Manager
IT Systems Manager
02/24/2020
02/24/2020
$115,000
$115,000
02/24/2020
Information Technology Systems Manager
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01/09/2020
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$90,000
$90,000
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