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How much do It Managers earn in the United States?





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The average salary for an it manager is $58,807


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135 salaries reported. Updated 24 September 2021

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How much does an It Manager make?

In the United States, the average pay for an it manager as of September 2021 is approximately $67,500 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $34.62 per hour and $5,625 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing It Manager Salaries

DirectlyApply has seen it manager salaries ranging from a high of $104,325 per year to a low of $60,938 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of it managers currently sit between $60,938 per year and $74,700 per year.

To be considered a top earning it manager you would be expected to be making in excess of $104,325 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $60,938 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an it manager can vary significantly (by as much as $43,388 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

How does It Manager pay compare across the United States?


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