Careers Slideshow: CIOs, IT Pros Face Salary, Benefits Slump

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-16-2012

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$140,515 is the median salary for CIOs and other executive-level IT positions in large enterprises, down from $140,879 in 2011.

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Stuck in the Middle

$124,967 is the median salary for CIOs and other top IT execs at mid-sized enterprises, up slightly from $124,363 last year.

Stuck in the Middle

Big Picture

$78,759 is the median salary for all IT professionals, up from $78,229 last year.

Big Picture

Little Progress

$80,231 is the median salary for IT middle managers at large enterprises, up slightly from $79,863 in 2011.

Little Progress

Rank and File

$67,023 is the median salary for staff-level IT employees at large enterprises, up from $66,342 last year.

Rank and File

Positive Direction

$73,956 is the median salary for IT middle managers at mid-sized enterprises, up from $73,090 in 2011.

Positive Direction

Small Gains

$62,694 is the median salary for staff-level IT workers at mid-sized enterprises, up slightly from $62,264 last year.

Small Gains

Savings Deficit

Only 43% of IT professionals say they get 401(k) benefits at work, down from 47% last year.

Savings Deficit

Disincentive

Just 37% of IT employees say they get personal performance bonuses, down significantly from 48% in 2011.

Disincentive

Team Work

35% of IT employees say they've received enterprise performance bonuses, about the same as last year.

Team Work

Losing Flexibility

52% of IT pros say they can take advantage of flexible scheduling, down from 56% last year.

Losing Flexibility