IT Director

Career Overview

An IT Director oversees all of the technology within an organization. This may involve planning for future technology/equipment and maintaining what equipment they already have. Craig, the director featured in this video, works at a large beach resort.


The degrees/certifications required for this position may depend on the organization. Some people focus on gaining technical skills and certifications, while other focus on getting a computer-related or business degree that relates to technology. Some might earn a four-year bachelor's degree in computer or information science or management information systems.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$85,380 /yr
$142,530 /yr
$208,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Computer Science
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Technology - as much as possible!
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada