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Experienced Director of Engineering Salary

Average pay for a Experienced Director of Engineering is considerable, rounding six figures at $145K per year. Total incomes of Experienced Directors of Engineering incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $36K from bonuses and close to $25K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $89K and $201K. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Directors of Engineering, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$84,844 - $177,557
(Median)
$85K
$130K
$180K
MEDIAN: $134,043
10%
50%
90%

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$17.45 - $84.49
(Median)
$17
$64
$84
MEDIAN: $63.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$84,844 - $177,557  
   
Bonus
$2,019 - $35,956  
Profit Sharing
$1,960 - $25,111  
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).
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$88,613 - $201,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $84.49  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $72.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,019 - $35,956  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,960 - $25,111  
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).
)
$88,613 - $201,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Directors of Engineering, busy Santa Clara offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Experienced Directors of Engineering can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+30 percent), Houston (+23 percent), Irvine (+22 percent), and San Francisco (+22 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Portland. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Atlanta (9 percent less) and Chicago (5 percent less).

Skills That Affect Experienced Director of Engineering Salaries


Software Development
up arrow 15%

Software Architecture
up arrow 13%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 8%

Team Leadership
up arrow 8%



People Management
up arrow 4%

Program Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$145,000

Business Development
up arrow 1%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%


Budget Management
up arrow 6%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 238 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%