How much does a Director IT make?

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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$168,480 /yr
Average Base Pay

355 salaries

$128K

Low

$168K

Average

$222K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Director IT is $168,480 in United States. Filter by location to see Director IT salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 355 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Director IT employees.

Seniority Levels

L7
Director of It$129,120 /yr
L8
Senior Director of It$182,934 /yr
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Oracle
3.7

Oracle

IT Director

$233,172

 /yr
Range: $136K - $237K
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$136K

$237K

$136,424 - $237,456 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.6

UnitedHealth Group

IT Director

$153,885

 /yr
Range: $126K - $173K

$126K

$173K

$126,140 - $173,017 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

IT Director

$146,112

 /yr
Range: $134K - $168K

$134K

$168K

$133,699 - $167,841 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

IT Director

$172,646

 /yr
Range: $150K - $209K

$150K

$209K

$149,900 - $208,731 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

IT Director

$181,050

 /yr
Range: $158K - $235K

$158K

$235K

$158,154 - $234,762 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

IT Director

$175,842

 /yr
Range: $153K - $210K

$153K

$210K

$152,815 - $210,109 Range

The Coca-Cola Company
4

The Coca-Cola Company

IT Director

$187,244

 /yr
Range: $130K - $211K

$130K

$211K

$129,751 - $210,529 Range

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Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

IT Director

$191,187

 /yr
Range: $170K - $243K

$170K

$243K

$169,734 - $243,395 Range

Honeywell
3.7

Honeywell

IT Director

$187,029

 /yr
Range: $160K - $215K

$160K

$215K

$160,274 - $215,080 Range

First Data
2.9

First Data

IT Director

$139,610

 /yr
Range: $102K - $160K

$102K

$160K

$102,223 - $160,274 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

IT Director

$184,126

 /yr
Range: $132K - $209K

$132K

$209K

$132,209 - $208,849 Range

AIG
3.6

AIG

IT Director

$148,287

 /yr
Range: $122K - $213K

$122K

$213K

$122,219 - $212,952 Range

Johnson & Johnson
4.2

Johnson & Johnson

IT Director

$206,024

 /yr
Range: $191K - $231K

$191K

$231K

$190,853 - $230,805 Range

Prudential
3.8

Prudential

IT Director

$165,657

 /yr
Range: $150K - $197K

$150K

$197K

$150,369 - $197,448 Range

Express Scripts
3.5

Express Scripts

IT Director

$165,207

 /yr
Range: $112K - $222K

$112K

$222K

$111,522 - $221,872 Range

MetLife
3.9

MetLife

IT Director

$169,241

 /yr
Range: $128K - $228K

$128K

$228K

$127,765 - $228,062 Range

Walmart
3.4

Walmart

IT Director

$159,513

 /yr
Range: $141K - $171K

$141K

$171K

$140,902 - $171,498 Range

Cummins
4

Cummins

IT Director

$173,442

 /yr
Range: $150K - $181K

$150K

$181K

$149,752 - $180,724 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

IT Director

$191,845

 /yr
Range: $151K - $347K

$151K

$347K

$150,787 - $346,570 Range

GE
3.9

GE

IT Director

$167,107

 /yr
Range: $135K - $208K

$135K

$208K

$134,671 - $208,356 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Director IT salaries

The average salary for a Director IT is $168,480 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 355 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Director IT employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Director IT in United States is $222,331 per year.

The lowest salary for a Director IT in United States is $127,673 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent director it salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$197,852
per year
A Director, IT in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $197,852 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
An IT Director in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$165,000
per year
An IT Director in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
An IT Director in the Hattiesburg, MS Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Hattiesburg, MS Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$132,000
per year
A Director of IT in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $132,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$40
hourly
A Director of IT in the Barre, VT Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Barre, VT Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$100,000
per year
A Director IT in the Truckee, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Truckee, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Hospital
$101,500
per year
A Director of IT Operations in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $101,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$125,000
per year
An IT Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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