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IT Salary Watch 2016
$54,654​
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$78,316
Systems administrator:​
$99,795
IT manager:
$134,987
Director of IT:
$183,247​
CIO/vice president of IT:
NORTHEAST
$51,962
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$73,359
Systems administrator:​
$93,791​
IT manager:
$125,338
Director of IT:
$188,345​
CIO/vice president of IT:
SOUTHEAST
$52,497*​
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$80,656​
Systems administrator:​
$93,974
IT manager:
$121,072​
Director of IT:
$170,352
CIO/vice president of IT:
SOUTH CENTRAL
* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30​
$50,335*
Help desk/tech support specialist:
* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30​
$69,867
Systems administrator:​
$97,259​
IT manager:
$121,555​
Director of IT:
$161,887​
CIO/vice president of IT:
NORTH CENTRAL
$54,262*​
* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30​

** 15 or fewer responses

Help desk/tech support specialist:
$73,808**
Systems administrator:​
$87,366*
IT manager:
$111,041​
Director of IT:
$145,229*​
CIO/vice president of IT:
MOUNTAIN
$59,743*​
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$88,932​
Systems administrator:​
$102,704​
IT manager:
$132,675​
Director of IT:
$183,292*
CIO/vice president of IT:
PACIFIC
* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30​