Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Computer Software Engineering Managers earn an average of $131K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Computer Software Engineering Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a large number have vision insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$98,674 - $168,197
$99K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $131,413
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$98,674 - $168,197  
   
Bonus
$5,087 - $30,521  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$101,553 - $189,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Job Description for Engineering Manager, Computer Software

  • Act as a resource for software developers on policies, procedures and technical issues.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with writing software.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.

Common Career Paths for Engineering Manager, Computer Software


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For Computer Software Engineering Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Computer Software Engineering Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Software Engineering.

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Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Manager, Computer Software

Pay by Experience for an Engineering Manager, Computer Software has a positive trend. An entry-level Engineering Manager, Computer Software with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Engineering Manager, Computer Software with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Engineering Manager, Computer Software which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 50 salaries. An Engineering Manager, Computer Software with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Engineering Manager, Computer Software

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$139,000

▼1%

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salaries

Java
▲18%

C++ Programming Language
▲8%

C
▲5%

.NET
▲2%

C# Programming Language
▲2%

UNIX
▲1%

National Average
$139,000

C++
▼8%

Project Management
▼11%

HTML
▼12%

Proposal Writing
▼17%

C#
▼20%

SQL
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 5%
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