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.