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Director of Engineering Salary in New York

New York Directors of Engineering can expect to earn an average of $140K per year. Most Directors of Engineering in New York like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$88,970 - $180,537
MEDIAN: $140,228

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$88,970 - $180,537  
$-0.49 - $30,565  
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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).
$90,363 - $207,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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.

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $92K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $141K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Directors of Engineering in New York claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $158K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $147K.

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

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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

National Average

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
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Budget Management
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Operations Management
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Energy / Utilities
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


11 %
89 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%