Experienced Director of Engineering Salary

Experienced Directors of Engineering can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $140K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Experienced Directors of Engineering, total cash compensation can vary between $97K and $204K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $38K and $26K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Experienced Directors of Engineering is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$92,611 - $182,563
$93K
$140K
$180K
MEDIAN: $139,692
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$23.64 - $73.24
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$92,611 - $182,563  
   
Bonus
$3,117 - $38,139  
Profit Sharing
$1,961 - $26,249  
Total Pay (?
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$96,635 - $203,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$23.64 - $73.24  
   
Overtime
$71.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,117 - $38,139  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,961 - $26,249  
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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$96,635 - $203,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $150,057

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For Experienced Directors of Engineering, above-average compensation can be found in California — San Jose, San Francisco, and San Diego are known as the cities with the best salaries for Experienced Directors of Engineering. Trailing the national average by 19 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin (13 percent lower) and Atlanta (2 percent lower).

Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.
10-19 years
74%
20 years or more
26%
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Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries





▲3%





National Average
$150,000




Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼6%

Operations Management
▼9%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 6%