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Salaries for

IT Director

Virginia Median
$120,000
National Median
$113,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

IT Director

IT directors oversee information technology infrastructure, activities, and equipment for an organization. They also supervise staff and manage departmental and organizational goals.

A typical day in the life of an IT director might include:

  • Analyzing organizational needs and recommending plans for equipment and networks
  • Assessing network and electronic security and overseeing upgrades as necessary
  • Overseeing the work of IT professionals, such as network engineers, software developers, information security analysts, and computer support specialists.

Salaries for

IT Director

Virginia Median
$120,000
National Median
$113,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for IT Director
New York, NY
$132,000
Los Angeles, CA
$130,000
Washington, DC
$129,000
Chicago, IL
$125,000
Phoenix, AZ
$120,000
Atlanta, GA
$120,000
Houston, TX
$118,000
Miami, FL
$112,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of an IT director might include:

  • Analyzing organizational needs and recommending plans for equipment and networks
  • Assessing network and electronic security and overseeing upgrades as necessary
  • Overseeing the work of IT professionals, such as network engineers, software developers, information security analysts, and computer support specialists.

Insider Tips

The typical average pay for an IT director is $113,000 per year. Specific industries have a significant impact on IT director salaries. Those who work in information technology tend to earn the most, while those employed in computer systems design, finance, or insurance have a mid-range earning potential. IT directors in manufacturing and management tend to have the lowest earning potential.