Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salary

Average pay for an Engineering Manager of Computer Software in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $132K per year. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Computer Software Engineering Managers. Most have medical and dental plans, and a large number have vision insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$92,376 - $166,728
$92K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $131,920
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Salary
$92,376 - $166,728  
   
Bonus
$3,020 - $30,410  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$84,582 - $184,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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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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Computer Software Engineering Managers who transition into an upper level Software Engineering position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Software Engineering makes $139K a year.

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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
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$138,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salaries

Java
▲19%

C++ Programming Language
▲9%

C
▲6%

.NET
▲3%

C# Programming Language
▲3%

UNIX
▲2%

National Average
$138,000

C++
▼7%

Project Management
▼10%

HTML
▼11%

Proposal Writing
▼17%

C#
▼20%

SQL
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 10%
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