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Director of Engineering Salary in San Francisco

The average pay for a Director of Engineering in San Francisco, California is $161,091 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$119,574 - $194,715
MEDIAN: $161,091

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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.
$119,574 - $194,715  
$6,904 - $39,413  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $30,000  
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).
$121,380 - $214,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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Experience Affects Director of Engineering in San Francisco, California Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering in San Francisco, California Salaries

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People Management
up arrow 9%

Product Development
up arrow 8%

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%

Software Development Management
up arrow 5%

Project Management
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Systems Engineering
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Software Architecture
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Software Development
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National Average

Team Leadership
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


4 %
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 8%