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IT Salary Watch 2017
$52,114
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$83,321
Systems administrator:
$101,047
IT manager:
$134,565
Director of IT:
$186,310
CIO/vice president of IT:
NORTHEAST
$47,611
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$78, 917*
Systems administrator:
$102,534
IT manager:
$125,543
Director of IT:
$202,869
CIO/vice president of IT:
SOUTHEAST
* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30
$45,664*
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$72,020
Systems administrator:
$84,376
IT manager:
$118,009
Director of IT:
$159,343*
CIO/vice president of IT:
SOUTH CENTRAL
* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30
$48,507
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$72,506
Systems administrator:
$100,648
IT manager:
$124,839
Director of IT:
$160,623
CIO/vice president of IT:
NORTH CENTRAL
$46,504**

* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30

** 15 or fewer responses

Help desk/tech support specialist:
$74,697*
Systems administrator:
$91,918*
IT manager:
$103,633*
Director of IT:
$176,935*
CIO/vice president of IT:
MOUNTAIN
$62,676*
Help desk/tech support specialist:
$74,495*
Systems administrator:
$105,533
IT manager:
$143,431
Director of IT:
$190,053*
CIO/vice president of IT:
PACIFIC
* More than 15 responses but fewer than 30