Engineering Manager Salary

An Engineering Manager earns an average salary of $106,928 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$71,747 - $150,316
MEDIAN: $106,927

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$71,747 - $150,316  
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$76,025 - $159,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Engineering Manager

An engineering manager is a person who serves in a supervisory capacity to help oversee technical and engineering teams within a company. This manager will typically help guide engineering design decisions, as well as the implementation of projects. He or she will oversee the work performed and help to maintain schedules and meet deadlines. The engineering manager will also typically interface with customers, either directly or through a customer service department. Finally, this manager typically generates progress reports or problem resolution reports to upper management that detail how the manager's team has performed.


Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate engineering activities and engineering teams.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to clients.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Project Management
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National Average

Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


9 %
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 2%