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Director of Engineering Salary in New York

New York Directors of Engineering can expect to earn an average of $141K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Engineering in New York. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,863 - $181,455
MEDIAN: $141,031

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$87,863 - $181,455  
$19.87 - $30,304  
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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).
$88,569 - $204,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Engineering in New York, New York

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

Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $90K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $139K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $159K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $150K.

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Experience Affects Director of Engineering in New York, New York Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Director of Engineering in New York, New York Salaries

Software Development Management
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Software Architecture
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Program Management
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Systems Engineering
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Product Development
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Software Development
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
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People Management
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Operations Management
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National Average

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
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Budget Management
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Energy / Utilities
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Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


10 %
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 5%