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CIO salaries on the rise

According to a survey done by CIO Insight, the annual pay packets of CIOs are on the sixth consecutive year of increase.

According to a survey done by CIO Insight, the annual pay packets of CIOs are on the sixth consecutive year of increase. The figures obtained from a total of 266 CIOs polled showed that the average pay packets stand at $211,060, up from $204,319 last year. This is a far cry from the mere $167,242 that CIOs are getting in 2003 when the survey was started.

Note that "additional/bonus" refers to previous years' bonus or additional payouts. Base compensation refers to average annual base compensation.

CIO Salaries

Do you think the CIO's role will continue to be relevant in another five or ten years down the road?

[Source: CIO salaries on a six-year rise]

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CIO Insight is a publication of Ziff Davis Enterprise Holdings Inc.

About Paul Mah

Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.

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