A Director of Engineering in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $178,750 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 People Management and Program Management.

$142,110 - $220,960
(Median)
$140K
$180K
$220K
MEDIAN: $178,749
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Salary
$142,110 - $220,960  
   
Bonus
$10,067 - $54,874  
Profit Sharing
$19,653  
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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$147,689 - $264,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries


National Average
$190,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries

People Management
up arrow 14%

Program Management
up arrow 12%

Software Development Management
up arrow 9%

Java
up arrow 8%

Software Development
up arrow 6%

Leadership
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$190,000

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Software Architecture
up arrow 8%

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 89%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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