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As of Nov 25, 2020, the average annual pay for a CIO in the United States is $153,679 a year.
Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $73.88 an hour. This is the equivalent of $2,955/week or $12,807/month.
While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $270,000 and as low as $50,000, the majority of CIO salaries currently range between $117,500 (25th percentile) to $180,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $219,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a CIO varies greatly (by as much as $62,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.
Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the CIO job market in both Mountain View, CA and the surrounding area is very active. A CIO in your area makes on average $181,138 per year, or $27,459 (18%) more than the national average annual salary of $153,679. California ranks number 4 out of 50 states nationwide for CIO salaries.
To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for CIO jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.
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We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a CIO job is above the national average. Topping the list is Lakes, AK, with San Francisco, CA and Santa Clara, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Clara, CA beats the national average by $26,108 (15.7%), and Lakes, AK furthers that trend with another $29,209 (17.4%) above the $153,679 average.
Importantly, Lakes, AK has a moderately active CIO job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.
With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a CIO appears to be exceedingly fruitful.
Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between Lakes, AK and San Buenaventura, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a CIO role.
|City||Annual Salary||Monthly Pay||Weekly Pay||Hourly Wage|
|San Francisco, CA||$181,043||$15,087||$3,482||$87.04|
|Santa Clara, CA||$179,788||$14,982||$3,457||$86.44|
|Los Angeles, CA||$175,888||$14,657||$3,382||$84.56|
|Jersey City, NJ||$173,774||$14,481||$3,342||$83.55|
|Green River, WY||$172,679||$14,390||$3,321||$83.02|
|San Buenaventura, CA||$172,452||$14,371||$3,316||$82.91|
We found at least five jobs related to the CIO job category that pay more per year than a typical CIO salary. Top examples of these roles include: Chief Medical Officer, Chief Product Officer, and CIO CTO VP.
Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $50,680 (28.3%) and $83,357 (42.7%) more than the average CIO salary of $153,679. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related CIO jobs may help you make more money than that of the average CIO position.
|Job Title||Annual Salary||Monthly Pay||Weekly Pay||Hourly Wage|
|Chief Medical Officer||$237,036||$19,753||$4,558||$113.96|
|Chief Product Officer||$218,500||$18,208||$4,202||$105.05|
|CIO CTO VP||$211,260||$17,605||$4,063||$101.57|
|SVP Chief Information Officer||$204,359||$17,030||$3,930||$98.25|
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