The average salary for a Senior Engineering Manager is $141,943 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are ScrumMaster, Software Development, and Java.

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$22.30 - $84.46
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$100,301 - $178,578  
   
Bonus
$6,882 - $36,134  
Profit Sharing
$5,139 - $32,000  
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$102,488 - $198,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 728
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Hourly Rate
$22.30 - $84.46  
   
Overtime
$54.57  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$6,882 - $36,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,139 - $32,000  
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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$102,488 - $198,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Senior Engineering Manager

Senior engineering managers are responsible for managing projects to ensure that they stay on schedule and budget, and may also lead a team to ensure that all deadlines are met. They are often responsible for training both new and current employees, as well as implementing processes and procedures to keep the team running efficiently, and must be able to interact with a variety of personalities regarding clients and the team members they support. They should also be quick thinkers to resolve any and all problems that may arise, and they regularly attend meetings with superiors to provide feedback and updates on current projects.

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Senior Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Manages the full lifecycle of company projects, ensuring that they fall within budget and on schedule.
  • Works with clients to ensure that project goals are aligned.
  • Supports quality assurance and troubleshooting during the lifecycle of the project.
  • Sets project scopes and identifies execution resources, such as funds or manpower.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $151,485

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Key Stats for Senior Engineering Manager

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Senior Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$151,000



Skills That Affect Senior Engineering Manager Salaries

ScrumMaster
up arrow 35%

Software Development
up arrow 14%

Java
up arrow 12%

Software Architecture
up arrow 9%


Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 7%


Product Development
0%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$151,000



Leadership
up arrow 3%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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