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IT manager salary in United States

How much does an IT Manager make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $95,197
Low $63,172
High $143,457
Profit sharing
$10,500per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a it manager is $95,197 per year in the United States and $10,500 profit sharing per year.3.1k salaries reported, updated at December 9, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for IT Managers in United States

  1. Qualcomm
    1,686 reviews51 salaries reported
    $184,827per year
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Highest paying cities for IT Managers near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $120,802 per year
    24 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $116,439 per year
    41 salaries reported
  3. Cleveland, OH
    $114,525 per year
    21 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $113,236 per year
    28 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $108,329 per year
    23 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $108,177 per year
    39 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $101,117 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $99,447 per year
    31 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $98,967 per year
    29 salaries reported
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Where can an IT Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for IT Managers

Top skills
Enterprise Architecture
Top licenses
Top certifications

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs11
32 jobs43
8 jobs10
11 jobs13
40 jobs50
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Most common benefits for IT Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 471 ratings

66% of IT Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

IT Support

Job openings

Average $23.48 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an IT Manager

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