Salary for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Also known as:  Application Development Director, Chief Technology Officer, Computer Operations Manager, Computer Security Manager, Data Operations Director, Data Processing Manager, Information Systems Director, Information Systems Manager, Information Technology Director, Information Technology Systems Director helps IT professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Often referred to as IT (information technology) managers, Computer and Information Systems Managers are responsible for directing, planning and coordinating computer activities and other technology related activities and other technology-related tasks. A bachelor's degree or higher along with work experience in a related field of work is usually required to be considered for this position. Many IT managers have graduate-level degrees.

A Computer or Information Systems Manager earns salaries somewhere between 96000 - 144000 based on seniority. Computer and Information Systems Managers will normally receive salaries of One Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Nine Hundred dollars per year.

Computer and Information Systems Managers can obtain the highest salaries in New Jersey, where they receive a compensation of about $139880. Employees who work in this career can make the most money in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they earn average pay levels of $135020.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.10 percent nationwide in that time.
Computer and Information Systems Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $135,020
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $131,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises $125,860
Finance and Insurance $125,780
Wholesale Trade $123,100
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $121,340
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $96,840
Educational Services $100,320
Public Administration $102,650
Other Services (except Public Administration) $106,760
Health Care and Social Assistance $107,360
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $109,790