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Mid-Career Director of Engineering Salary

A Mid-Career Director of Engineering earns an average salary of $113,330 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Software Architecture, Software Development Management, and Program Management.

$73,567 - $164,945
MEDIAN: $113,330

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$73,567 - $164,945  
$1,943 - $30,769  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $20,608  
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).
$74,677 - $181,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 471

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Director of Engineering Salaries

Software Architecture
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Software Development Management
up arrow 33%

Program Management
up arrow 10%

Team Leadership
up arrow 9%

up arrow 6%

Product Development
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Business Development
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Manufacturing Process Engineering

National Average

People Management
up arrow 1%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Budget Management
up arrow 12%

Operations Management
up arrow 16%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.


6 %
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%