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Experienced Director of Engineering Salary

Compensation for Experienced Directors of Engineering is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($135K). Total cash compensation for Experienced Directors of Engineering runs from $90K to $201K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $38K and profit sharing that can reach almost $25K. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$85,916 - $178,203
(Median)
$86K
$130K
$180K
MEDIAN: $134,802
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50%
90%

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$17.75 - $83.12
(Median)
$18
$64
$83
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
$85,916 - $178,203  
   
Bonus
$2,048 - $38,276  
Profit Sharing
$1,937 - $24,889  
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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$89,509 - $201,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,502
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $83.12  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.33  
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
$2,048 - $38,276  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,937 - $24,889  
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).
)
$89,509 - $201,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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 (+29 percent), Irvine (+21 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), and Sunnyvale (+20 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Director of Engineering Salaries


Software Development
up arrow 15%

Software Architecture
up arrow 14%



Systems Engineering
up arrow 6%

Product Development
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Program Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$146,000

Business Development
up arrow 4%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 4%



Budget Management
up arrow 5%

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 252 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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