Directors of Engineering with Software Architecture skills take home approximately $152K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $41K and $30K, respectively — total cash payment to Directors of Engineering with Software Architecture skills can bottom out near $118K or peak near $220K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well. Work is enjoyable for Directors of Engineering with Software Architecture skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$115,855 - $192,863
$120K
$150K
$190K
MEDIAN: $151,658
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$115,855 - $192,863  
   
Bonus
$2,936 - $40,620  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,799  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$118,319 - $220,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179

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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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Large paychecks, which sit comfortably in the six-figure range, are handed out almost immediately; professionals who have less than five years' experience report earning a median of $120K per year. Directors of Engineering with Software Architecture skills bring in $163K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $184K.

Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
23%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$163,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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