Experienced Director of Engineering Salary

Experienced Directors of Engineering can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $135K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Experienced Directors of Engineering, overall income ranges from $90K near the bottom to $199K at the top; this can include more than $36K from bonuses and more than $21K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction for Experienced Directors of Engineering is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$86,742 - $176,947

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$18.00 - $82.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$86,742 - $176,947  
   
Bonus
$2,063 - $36,183  
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $20,579  
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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$90,349 - $199,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,586
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.00 - $82.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,063 - $36,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $20,579  
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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$90,349 - $199,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Directors of Engineering, Santa Clara offers exceptional salaries, 32 percent above the national average. Experienced Directors of Engineering can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+27 percent), Irvine (+21 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), and San Diego (+20 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 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
$146,000

Budget Management
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Business Development
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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 244 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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