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Mid-Career Director of Engineering Salary

A Mid-Career Director of Engineering earns an average salary of $113,306 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Software Architecture, Software Development Management, Program Management, and Team Leadership.

$73,224 - $165,263
MEDIAN: $113,305

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$73,224 - $165,263  
$1,532 - $30,784  
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $26,179  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$74,317 - $181,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 449

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Director of Engineering Salaries

Software Architecture
up arrow 35%

Software Development Management
up arrow 33%

Program Management
up arrow 12%

Team Leadership
up arrow 11%

Product Development
up arrow 7%

up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Business Development
up arrow 4%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 3%

National Average

People Management
up arrow 2%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Budget Management
up arrow 10%

Operations Management
up arrow 16%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.


5 %
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%