For Los Angeles Directors of Engineering, yearly average wages total $150K annually. The majority of Directors of Engineering in Los Angeles, Calif. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$108,090 - $185,180
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$110K
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$190K
MEDIAN: $149,629
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$108,090 - $185,180  
   
Bonus
$9,863 - $49,616  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$123,616 - $202,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries


Experienced
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National Average
$162,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Program Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$162,000

Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 7%

Software Architecture
up arrow 8%

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%

Product Development
up arrow 18%

Software Development Management
up arrow 19%

Budget Management
up arrow 20%

People Management
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 87%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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