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List of IT Manager Salaries by State

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IT Manager

Job Description

IT stands for Information Technology. The job of an IT manager is to oversee the daily functions of a company's technological resources. The manager also manages the client's information server to produce the best IT results. As a manager, you lead people, not necessarily the IT itself. But to enter this field of management, you'll need to first engage in information technology as a college degree. Some responsibilities of an IT manager include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for the Creation and Implementation of an Information System
  • Hire and Fire IT Employees
  • Supervise the Maintenance of Servers
  • Research Cost Effective Procedures and Methods
  • Research and Implement Security Programs and Services
  • Create IT Budgets

This gives you an idea of just a few things an IT manager does for company's. So if you're still interested in this career field, then continue reading to find out how to become an Information Technology manager.

BECOME AN IT MANAGER

To enter this field, you'll first need to get at least a Bachelor's Degree in a computer-related area such as Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or Information Management. If you're considering management, you'll need hands-on experience in IT and may require a Master's Degree in Information Management (sometimes not required). Another route could be to receive a Master's Degree in Business Management. In this manner, you'll receive quality training in management skills and the needed education within the business world.

When you reach your goals and finally become an IT manager, you'll start receiving a nice yearly income. The national average salary for an Information Technology Manager is $120,640 per year. The average hourly wage is $58.00. Following is a list of IT manager salaries by state.

IT MANAGER SALARIES BY STATE

Alabama

Hourly: $49.15 Salary: $102,230

Alaska

Hourly: $43.30 Salary: $90,050

Arizona

Hourly: $51.07 Salary: $106,220

Arkansas

Hourly: $47.75 Salary: $99,320

California

Hourly: $65.73 Salary: $136,720

Colorado

Hourly: $60.66 Salary: $126,160

Connecticut

Hourly: $54.60 Salary: $113,570

Delaware

Hourly: $62.29 Salary: $129,560

District of Columbia

Hourly: $62.41 Salary: $129,820

Florida

Hourly: $57.32 Salary: $119,230

Georgia

Hourly: $54.19 Salary: $112,720

Guam

Hourly: $25.68 Salary: $53,410

Hawaii

Hourly: $49.84 Salary: $103,660

Idaho

Hourly: $42.54 Salary: $88,480

Illinois

Hourly: $54.69 Salary: $113,760

Indiana

Hourly: $46.15 Salary: $95,990

Iowa

Hourly: $48.35 Salary: $100,580

Kansas

Hourly: $46.92 Salary: $97,590

Kentucky

Hourly: $45.12 Salary: $93,850

Louisiana

Hourly: $38.85 Salary: $80,820

Maine

Hourly: $44.25 Salary: $92,030

Maryland

Hourly: $60.15 Salary: $125,110

Massachusetts

Hourly: $63.92 Salary: $132,950

Michigan

Hourly: $50.70 Salary: $105,460

Minnesota

Hourly: $56.97 Salary: $118,490

Mississippi

Hourly: $37.32 Salary: $77,630

Missouri

Hourly: $50.25 Salary: $104,530

Montana

Hourly: $44.77 Salary: $93,120

Nebraska

Hourly: $47.62 Salary: $99,040

Nevada

Hourly: $50.68 Salary: $105,410

New Hampshire

Hourly: $57.89 Salary: $120,420

New Jersey

Hourly: $67.25 Salary: $139,880

New Mexico

Hourly: $46.75 Salary: $97,230

New York

Hourly: $66.36 Salary: $138,020

North Carolina

Hourly: $56.47 Salary: $117,470

North Dakota

Hourly: $38.46 Salary: $80,000

Ohio

Hourly: $53.76 Salary: $111,820

Oklahoma

Hourly: $41.12 Salary: $85,530

Oregon

Hourly: $55.96 Salary: $116,390

Pennsylvania

Hourly: $58.75 Salary: $122,200

Puerto Rico

Hourly: $35.81 Salary: $74,480

Rhode Island

Hourly: $57.90 Salary: $120,440

South Carolina

Hourly: $46.06 Salary: $95,810

South Dakota

Hourly: $44.44 Salary: $92,430

Tennessee

Hourly: $42.62 Salary: $88,650

Texas

Hourly: $57.85 Salary: $120,320

Utah

Hourly: $47.67 Salary: $99,150

Vermont

Hourly: $50.00 Salary: $104,000

Virgin Islands

Hourly: $35.09 Salary: $72,990

Virginia

Hourly: $62.89 Salary: $130,800

Washington

Hourly: $60.34 Salary: $125,520

West Virginia

Hourly: $43.18 Salary: $89,810

Wisconsin

Hourly: $48.03 Salary: $99,900

Wyoming

Hourly: $35.05 Salary: $72,910

CONCLUSION

If this sounds like an area that you'll be quite successful at? I mean, you've got experience in Information Technology, but you're much better at managing people and systems, this could be the perfect profession for you. The salary is an added bonus to the career that is most satisfying to you. If this is something that no longer interests you, maybe another career field would be good to get into. Good luck in your future career and lifestyle choices! The future is yours for the taking!

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