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IT Jobs: Best Paying Titles Of 2014

New Robert Half data shows IT hiring and compensation both rising. Check out the most lucrative IT job titles -- and understand the value of bonus skills.
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Administration

Chief Information Officer: $153,000 - $246,750
VP of IT: $134,750 - $196,750
Chief Technology Officer: $132,250 - $205,750
Chief Security Officer: $126,750 - $189,750
IT Manager: $99,000 - $142,250

Administration

Chief Information Officer: $153,000 - $246,750
VP of IT: $134,750 - $196,750
Chief Technology Officer: $132,250 - $205,750
Chief Security Officer: $126,750 - $189,750
IT Manager: $99,000 - $142,250

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jrainey570
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2/25/2014 | 2:45:29 PM
Re: More on salary
Very interesting and informing article...thanks so much.  I am ready to make the transisition from nonprofit IT to corporate America...it appears that it's difficult due to me not having any certifications. Can someone comment on the best strategy to making the transition:?

 

Currently, I am studying for my PMP certification with anticipation of having it by April 30.  
Kristin Burnham
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2/25/2014 | 2:31:54 PM
Re: Where's Hadoop?
The report did not mention Hadoop as one of it's most profitable skills. For the Data/Database Administration section, top skills were: Microsoft SQL Server database skills (add 10% to starting salaries), Oracle database skills (9%), and IBM DB2 database skills (4%). This group of IT roles did see some of the highest bumps in salary for certain titles: BI analyst (7.4%), data architect (7.2%), and database developer (6.5%), for example, and most of the job descriptions included the expected big data skillset. It'll be interesting to see how this category evolves next year.
Laurianne
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2/25/2014 | 10:52:02 AM
Where's Hadoop?
No mention of Hadoop or other big data skills. Does R. Half break out big data / data science jobs separately from IT?
Kristin Burnham
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2/25/2014 | 9:28:08 AM
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