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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 $167,086 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 Software Development and Team Leadership.

$143,612 - $198,996
MEDIAN: $167,086

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$143,612 - $198,996  
$8,170 - $50,472  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,087  
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).
$150,681 - $236,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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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

Software Development
up arrow 13%

Team Leadership
up arrow 12%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 8%

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%

up arrow 6%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Product Development

National Average

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Software Architecture
up arrow 9%

Operations Management
up arrow 10%

Software Development Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


10 %
90 %

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: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 1%