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Director of Engineering Salary in San Jose, California

A Director of Engineering in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $167,147 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Team Leadership and Software Development.
$143,186 - $199,667
MEDIAN: $167,147

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$143,186 - $199,667  
$9,725 - $49,767  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,590  
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).
$150,610 - $234,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Experience Affects Director of Engineering in San Jose, California Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Director of Engineering in San Jose, California Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 21%

Software Development
up arrow 12%

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%

Systems Engineering
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People Management
up arrow 5%

Product Development
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National Average

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Software Architecture
up arrow 9%

Software Development Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


9 %
91 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 1%