Experienced Director of Engineering Salary

Experienced Directors of Engineering can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $141K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Experienced Directors of Engineering, total cash compensation can vary between $98K and $205K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $38K and $29K, respectively. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$94,772 - $184,565
$95K
$140K
$180K
MEDIAN: $141,316
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$12.77 - $74.38
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$42
$74
MEDIAN: $42.00
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$0$205K
Salary $94,772 - $184,565
Bonus $3,575 - $38,257
Profit Sharing $1,922 - $29,361
Commission $40,000
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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$97,602 - $205,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,264
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $12.77 - $74.38
Overtime $43.50
Annual Data $0$205K
Bonus $3,575 - $38,257
Commission $40,000
Profit Sharing $1,922 - $29,361
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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$97,602 - $205,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $151,568

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Relative to Experienced Directors of Engineering in the rest of the country, Experienced Directors of Engineering in San Jose, San Francisco, and San Diego see salaries beyond the national average. In fact, these California cities offer more pay than any other American city. Trailing the national average by 20 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Austin and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (14 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.
10-19 years
74%
20 years or more
26%
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Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries





▲2%





National Average
$152,000




Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼7%

Operations Management
▼10%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%
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