Alternate Job Titles: Top Information Technology Executive, Top IT Officer, Chief Information Technology Officer, Chief IT Officer, VP, Information Technology
How much does a Chief Information Technology Officer make? The median annual Chief Information Technology Officer salary is $261,115, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $216,076-$317,076, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chief Information Technology Officer in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Information Technology Officer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chief Information Technology Officer in the United States is $261,115, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Information Technology Officer in the United States are expected to make less than $261,115.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Information Technology Officer that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Information Technology Officer are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Establishes and directs the strategic long-term goals, policies and procedures for an information technology department. Determines an organization's long-term systems needs and any hardware acquisitions needed to accomplish the organization's business objectives. Gives technical guidance on high priority projects and orients the company to trends in the information technology industry. Typically requires. Typically reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head. View full job description