15 high-paying jobs in IT, business intelligence and security

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  • June 13 2018, 4:00am EDT

15 high-paying jobs in IT, business intelligence and security

Most budget forecasts for 2018 predicted that information technology and data professionals would see significant pay increases. According to recent salary data from the web site salary.com, chief information officers now command on average more than a quarter million dollars in pay. That average salary is effective as of March 29, 2018.

Salary.com notes that typical compensation rates are obviously influenced by region and by industry. The salary rates above typically reflect an individual with three years of experience.

Chief information officer

Average reported 2018 salary: $264,486

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Chief technology officer

Average reported 2018 salary: $233,210

Chief information security officer

Average reported 2018 salary: $215,739

Web systems director

Average reported 2018 salary: $182,046

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Systems engineering director

Average reported 2018 salary: $171,855

Information security director

Average reported 2018 salary: $168,107

Enterprise operations director

Average reported 2018 salary: $165,726

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Applications development director

Average reported 2018 salary: $163,902

CRM program director

Average reported 2018 salary: $161,961

Enterprise architecture director

Average reported 2018 salary: $161,771

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Interface design director—Web

Average reported 2018 salary: $158,463

Data warehousing director

Average reported 2018 salary: $156,666

Enterprise infrastructure director

Average reported 2018 salary: $155,003

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Executive producer—Web

Average reported 2018 salary: $153,082

IT quality assurance director

Average reported 2018 salary: $152,855