The median annual wage of computer and information systems managers was $115,780 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $71,420, and the top 10 percent earned more than $166,400.
As the following table shows, the median annual wage varies by industry:
|Computer systems design and related services||$123,570|
|Finance and insurance||118,010|
|Health care and social assistance||101,840|
More than 90 percent of computer and information systems managers work full time. Many of them must work overtime to solve problems. In 2010, about 24 percent worked more than 50 hours per week.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition