Director of Engineering Salary in New York

Average New York Directors of Engineering make around $139K per year. Most Directors of Engineering in New York, N.Y. like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority (88 percent) of Directors of Engineering in New York who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$86,347 - $179,077
MEDIAN: $138,867

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$87,810 - $199,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $90K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $138K. New York Directors of Engineering bring in $159K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Directors of Engineering in New York with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $150K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect 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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Team Leadership
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Software Development
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People Management
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Energy Conservation & Efficiency
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
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National Average

Budget Management
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Energy / Utilities
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Operations Management
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Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

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


12 %
88 %

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: 95% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 4%