Experienced Director of Engineering Salary
Experienced Directors of Engineering see excellent average salaries — about $141K annually. Total cash compensation to Experienced Directors of Engineering bottoms out near $98K and approaches $205K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $39K from bonuses and almost $27K from profit sharing. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Directors of Engineering. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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Pay Difference by Location
For Experienced Directors of Engineering, working in the bustling city of Santa Clara has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Directors of Engineering will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+25 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Raleigh. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin (9 percent lower) and Atlanta (7 percent lower).