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Experienced Director of Engineering Salary (United States)

An Experienced Director of Engineering earns an average salary of $133,398 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Development, Software Development Management, and Software Architecture.
Experienced Director of Engineering Salary (?
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$83,334 - $177,037
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $133,397
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Experienced Director of Engineering Salary (?
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$17.45 - $84.49
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MEDIAN: $63.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$83,334 - $177,037  
   
Bonus
$1,955 - $35,535  
Profit Sharing
$1,960 - $20,803  
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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$86,917 - $200,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,186
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 (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,955 - $35,535  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,960 - $20,803  
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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$86,917 - $200,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay Difference By Location

Santa Clara
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Houston
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Irvine
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Sunnyvale
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Seattle
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
Austin
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Boston
up arrow 4%
National Average
$145,000
Chicago
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Atlanta
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Portland
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Skills That Affect Experienced Director of Engineering Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 16%
Software Architecture
up arrow 14%
Team Leadership
up arrow 8%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 7%
People Management
up arrow 6%
Program Management
up arrow 3%
National Average
$145,000
Business Development
up arrow 2%
Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 7%
Budget Management
up arrow 7%
Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

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