The average salary for a Director of Engineering in San Diego, California is $152,812 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management, Leadership, Project Management, Budget Management, and Program Management.

$80,879 - $193,815
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$81K
$150K
$190K
MEDIAN: $152,812
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$80,879 - $193,815  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,895  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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$73,618 - $217,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$174,000

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries

People Management
up arrow 20%

Leadership
up arrow 18%

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Program Management
up arrow 17%

Team Leadership
up arrow 17%

Budget Management
up arrow 17%

Product Development
up arrow 14%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 11%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Software Development Management
up arrow 6%

National Average
$174,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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