Average Technical Director Salary
$122,000 yearly
$58.89 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$78,000
10 %
$122,000
Median
$191,000
90 %
What Is The Average Technical Director Salary?
The average technical director salary is $122,494 per year, or $58.89 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $78,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $191,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, New York, New Jersey, and Washington provide the highest technical director salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$191,000
$15,917
$92
75th Percentile
$154,000
$12,833
$74
Average
$122,494
$10,208
$59
25th Percentile
$96,000
$8,000
$46
10th Percentile
$78,000
$6,500
$38

Average Technical Director Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where technical directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Technical Director average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$95,833
$46.07
Alaska
$167,421
$80.49
Arizona
$97,283
$46.77
Arkansas
$90,378
$43.45
California
$120,154
$57.77
Colorado
$100,854
$48.49
Connecticut
$112,902
$54.28
Delaware
$113,277
$54.46
District of Columbia
$136,036
$65.40
Florida
$99,222
$47.70
Georgia
$114,234
$54.92
Hawaii
$155,611
$74.81
Idaho
$84,608
$40.68
Illinois
$107,651
$51.76
Indiana
$79,651
$38.29
Iowa
$76,903
$36.97
Kansas
$72,527
$34.87
Kentucky
$101,259
$48.68
Louisiana
$77,295
$37.16
Maine
$118,483
$56.96
Maryland
$126,254
$60.70
Massachusetts
$117,673
$56.57
Michigan
$101,189
$48.65
Minnesota
$98,946
$47.57
Mississippi
$102,255
$49.16
Missouri
$90,868
$43.69
Montana
$77,395
$37.21
Nebraska
$80,260
$38.59
Nevada
$102,226
$49.15
New Hampshire
$112,665
$54.17
New Jersey
$135,396
$65.09
New Mexico
$100,074
$48.11
New York
$140,526
$67.56
North Carolina
$116,068
$55.80
North Dakota
$110,608
$53.18
Ohio
$93,668
$45.03
Oklahoma
$102,531
$49.29
Oregon
$100,409
$48.27
Pennsylvania
$113,080
$54.37
Rhode Island
$106,219
$51.07
South Carolina
$88,814
$42.70
South Dakota
$79,012
$37.99
Tennessee
$76,579
$36.82
Texas
$108,948
$52.38
Utah
$86,727
$41.70
Vermont
$108,800
$52.31
Virginia
$123,853
$59.54
Washington
$130,000
$62.50
West Virginia
$113,667
$54.65
Wisconsin
$97,239
$46.75
Wyoming
$105,176
$50.57

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Highest Paying Cities For Technical Director

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
New York, NY
$149,277
$71.77
Washington, DC
$143,880
$69.17
Jersey City, NJ
$141,641
$68.10
Bellevue, WA
$135,246
$65.02
Baltimore, MD
$131,383
$63.16
San Francisco, CA
$131,150
$63.05

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Average Technical Director Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $122,000
    $58.89
    +0.1%
    2020
    $122,000
    $58.84
    +0.9%
    2019
    $121,000
    $58.29
    +3.5%
    2018
    $117,000
    $56.23
    -1.0%
    2017
    $118,000
    $56.77
    -0.5%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Director Of Technology And Services

    Avg. salary: $127,425

    A director of technology and services is responsible for monitoring the operations in the technical side of an organization and managing the efficiency of network systems to ensure the stability and efficiency of business functions. Directors of technology and services oversee the safety and security of networks across the organization to prevent unauthorized access and leakage of data statistics. They also perform regular quality checks on the systems, improving users' interface, and upgrading network infrastructure to achieve the highest customer satisfaction.
    104,547 Director Of Technology And Services Jobs
    Vice President, Technology

    Avg. salary: $157,476

    A vice president of technology is in charge of overseeing all technological operations in a company while managing the workforce involved, ensuring efficiency and smooth workflow. Typically, it is their responsibility to establish goals and objectives, devising strategies to enforce them. They also spearhead the development of new systems and tools that boost workforce productivity, coordinate with analysts and specialists, and resolve any issues and concerns. Furthermore, as a vice president, it is essential to implement the company's policies and regulations, creating new ones as needed.
    72,357 Vice President, Technology Jobs
    Information Technology Support Manager

    Avg. salary: $116,212

    Information technology support manager primarily supervises information technology support staff, oversees system and software maintenance, and repairs. They assist with computer equipment installation and purchasing and maintaining a secure network and connectivity for users. It is part of their role to coordinate training and development for new technology users. Another vital role is they monitor online security for users and networks and takes appropriate steps to address possible security breaches if necessary. Moreover, they also develop contingency plans to address any equipment, power, or possible security failure to ensure the protection of technology and data.
    107,973 Information Technology Support Manager Jobs
    Information Technology Technical Services Manager

    Avg. salary: $115,518

    An information technology/technical services manager is responsible for supervising the operations of the information technology team, assisting the technical staff in providing efficient performance by improving technology systems and network infrastructure to support business functions. This job requires extensive knowledge of the technology industry, as well as an excellent command of programming and system processes to ensure smooth navigation and consistent transitions. An information technology/technical services manager also handles the development of new network systems according to business requirements and client specifications.
    163,915 Information Technology Technical Services Manager Jobs
    Chief Technology Officer

    Avg. salary: $152,196

    The job of chief technology officers (CTOs) is to oversee the technological needs and research and development of an organization. The CTOs, who are like chief information officers, make decisions for a company's technology infrastructure that aligns with the organization's business goals. They must ensure that they are updated on new and existing technologies for them to guide the company's future endeavors. Other responsibilities include fixing issues related to information technology, developing and managing the company's technological resources, and participating in management decisions on corporate governance.
    109,652 Chief Technology Officer Jobs
    Information Technology Technical Lead

    Avg. salary: $104,083

    An information technology technical lead is responsible for assisting the technology team in solving system issues, designing new application systems, improving existing network infrastructure, and maintaining the safety and security of the organization's database. Information technology technical leads inspect the technology system's performance, recommending strategic solutions for optimization and smooth navigations for end-users. They also perform configurations and modifications, adhering to business requirements to support production operations. An information technology technical lead must have excellent knowledge of the technology industry, as well as a strong command of programming languages and system codes to handle technical complexities for maximum efficiency.
    132,766 Information Technology Technical Lead Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Technical Directors The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Accenture and Jacobs Engineering Group as they offer the highest salaries for technical directors.
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    $99,900
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    $99,900
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    08/26/2021
    $99,900
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    Accenture Contractor Jobs
    Associate Technical Director of Engineering-Location Negotiable/Remote
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    08/26/2021
    $99,900
    08/26/2021
    Accenture Contractor Jobs
    Associate Technical Director of Engineering-Location Negotiable/Remote
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    Charlotte, NC
    08/26/2021
    $99,900
    08/26/2021

    Average Technical Director Salary by Demographic

    Technical Director Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $122,979
    female-income
    Female Income
    $119,849
    Median Technical Director Income by Race
    Asian technical directors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino technical directors have the lowest average salary at $114,120.
    $131,000
    $127,000
    $123,000
    $119,000
    $115,000
    $111,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$128,323
    White$120,844
    Black or African American$114,134
    Asian$129,651
    Hispanic or Latino$114,120
    Average Technical Director Salary by Education Level
    Technical directors with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $144,375 annually. With a Masters degree, technical directors earn a median annual income of $127,957 compared to $122,979 for technical directors with an Bachelors degree.
    $148,000
    $143,000
    $138,000
    $133,000
    $128,000
    $123,000
    $118,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$127,957
    Bachelor's Degree$122,979
    Doctorate Degree$144,375