Experienced Director of Engineering Salary

Salaries for Experienced Directors of Engineering are generous, with average pay above six figures ($135K) per year. In the world of Experienced Directors of Engineering, overall income ranges from $90K near the bottom to $201K at the top; this can include more than $38K from bonuses and more than $25K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. For the most part, Experienced Directors of Engineering enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$86,191 - $177,944
(Median)
$86K
$140K
$180K
MEDIAN: $135,331
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$17.88 - $82.55
(Median)
$18
$65
$83
MEDIAN: $64.00
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50%
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
$86,191 - $177,944  
   
Bonus
$2,068 - $38,311  
Profit Sharing
$1,916 - $24,597  
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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$89,726 - $201,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,566
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $82.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.62  
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
$2,068 - $38,311  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,916 - $24,597  
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).
)
$89,726 - $201,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, Experienced Directors of Engineering in Santa Clara receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Directors of Engineering can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+27 percent), Irvine (+21 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), and Sunnyvale (+20 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Director of Engineering Salaries


Software Development
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Software Architecture
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Systems Engineering
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People Management
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Program Management
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National Average
$147,000

Business Development
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Budget Management
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Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 5%
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