Directors of Engineering in New York can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $150K per year on average. Though the majority of Directors of Engineering in New York, N.Y. do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$92,651 - $186,033
$93K
$150K
$190K
MEDIAN: $150,214
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Engineering

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $108K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $155K. Directors of Engineering in New York, N.Y. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $170K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $164K on average.

Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries



National Average
$160,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries

Software Development Management
up arrow 14%

Team Leadership
up arrow 14%

Software Architecture
up arrow 13%

Leadership
up arrow 12%

JavaScript
up arrow 12%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 12%

Software Development
up arrow 11%

Java
up arrow 11%


Budget Management
up arrow 10%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$160,000

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 17%

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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