IT Management Slideshow: IT Executive Salaries: Who's Cashing In?

By Brian P. Watson  |  Posted 10-05-2011
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IT Executive Salaries: Who's Cashing In?

IT Executive Salaries: Who's Cashing In?

CIOLarge EnterpriseJune 2011Base: $162,570Total: $175,363June 2010 Base: $157,082Total: $171,839CHANGE: +2.05%
For those IT executives out there who have seen a noticeable increase in their paychecks, congratulations! Sadly-but not surprisingly-you're among the lucky few. According to the 2011 Mid-Year IT Salary Survey from IT management consulting firm Janco Associates, pay for most high-level IT leadership positions remained flat between June 2010 and June 2011. CIOs for large companies (at least $500 million in annual gross revenue, by Janco's distinction) actually saw a 2 percent increase in total compensation, compared with the same period a year ago. But five of their top deputies experienced pay cuts, and of the three getting a raise, only one topped 1 percent (and barely, at that). CIOs at medium-sized companies (less than $500 million in annual gross revenue) took a minor hit in total compensation, while most of their deputies got a bump. VPs of Technical Services and VP/CSO received the most handsome raises at mid-tier companies, according to the study. Take heart, IT leaders. Good times are coming back…at least, they should be, at some point.
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Brian joined Baseline in March 2006. In addition to previous stints at Inter@ctive Week and The Net Economy, he's written for The News-Press in Fort Myers, Fla., as well as The Sunday Tribune in Dublin, Ireland. Brian has a B.A. from Bucknell University and a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.



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