Careers Slideshow: CIO Salary Survey 2011

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 05-24-2011

$184,681

$184,681 is the mean compensation for CIOs in large enterprises in 2011, up 1.73 percent over 2010.

$184,681

$163,106

$163,106 is the mean compensation for CIOs in mid-sized enterprises in 2011, up a mere .49 percent over 2010.

$163,106

Low Demand

Economic fallout has made CIOs reluctant to move from secured positions.

Low Demand

$77,873

$77,873 is the total mean compensation for all IT professionals in 2011 - returning salaries to levels seen in January 2008.

$77,873

$82,273

$82,273 is the mean total compensation for all IT positions in large enterprises in 2011, up from $81,493 in 2010.

$82,273

$74,253

$74,253 is the mean total compensation for all IT positions in mid-sized enterprises in 2011, up from $73,934 a year ago.

$74,253

Whats keeping overall IT salaries down?

An increase in on-shore outsourcing as companies seek to further decrease operating costs.

Whats keeping overall IT salaries down?

IT skills in highest demand

Project managementSecurityNetwork administrationVirtualization (cloud)Business/operations analysis

IT skills in highest demand