Director of Engineering Salary in New York

Median pay for Directors of Engineering in New York, N.Y. is around $141K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Directors of Engineering in New York (89 percent) who took the survey are men. For the most part, New York Directors of Engineering enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,498 - $181,970
MEDIAN: $140,617

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$87,498 - $181,970  
$20.27 - $30,151  
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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).
$88,263 - $203,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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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.

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $89K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $137K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Directors of Engineering in New York make a median salary of $162K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $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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People Management
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
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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.


11 %
89 %

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: 70% employee benefits None: 4%