Top 10 Cities for CIO Pay

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Salaries for top paid CIO positions are often based on housing and compensation of other CIOs in the same area, industry and size of IT organization

The salaries paid to top level CIOs is determined by a number of factors. One of the key factors is the metropolitan area where the CIO and his/her organization reside. In Janco's IT Salary Survey we identified the top 10 cities for CIO compensation. New York City, San Jose, Stamford, and San Francisco topped the list with annual salaries over $200,000.

San Jose and San Francisco were the most expensive places to live with median home cost over $650,000.

CIO pay by city

Data is available on all positions by for 78 US cities and 23 selected cities in Canada.

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Janco produces this survey twice a year - January and June. The data is provided by the participating organizations the the understanding that no identifying information will be provided and that all data is aggregated.

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