Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salary
Computer Software Engineering Managers in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $129K) surpassing six figures annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Engineering Manager, Computer Software
- Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
- Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
- Act as a resource for software developers on policies, procedures and technical issues.
- Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with writing software.
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Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Manager, Computer Software
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $103K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $145K. On average, Computer Software Engineering Managers make $137K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $146K.