Mid-Career Director of Engineering Salary

A Mid-Career Director of Engineering earns an average salary of $118,709 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Software Architecture, Software Development Management, and Software Development.

$74,679 - $165,927
MEDIAN: $118,709

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$74,679 - $165,927  
$1,966 - $30,986  
Profit Sharing
$1,192 - $27,181  
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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).
$75,802 - $182,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 578
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Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries

Software Architecture
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Software Development Management
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Software Development
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Program Management
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Team Leadership
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Product Development
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Engineering Design
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Business Development

National Average

People Management
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Systems Engineering
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Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Project Management
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Operations Management
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Budget Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%