The average salary for a Senior Engineering Manager is $142,341 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.

$101,347 - $179,422
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MEDIAN: $142,340
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$22.30 - $87.19
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MEDIAN: $59.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$101,347 - $179,422  
   
Bonus
$5,980 - $36,564  
Profit Sharing
$4,987 - $32,438  
Total Pay (?
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$104,180 - $200,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 713
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$22.30 - $87.19  
   
Overtime
$49.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$5,980 - $36,564  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,987 - $32,438  
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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$104,180 - $200,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • Supports quality assurance and troubleshooting during the lifecycle of the project.
  • Sets project scopes and identifies execution resources, such as funds or manpower.
  • 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.

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National Average: $152,305

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Experience Affects Senior Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$152,000



Skills That Affect Senior Engineering Manager Salaries

ScrumMaster
up arrow 35%

Software Development
up arrow 15%

Java
up arrow 12%

Software Architecture
up arrow 10%


Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 7%

People Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$152,000

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Leadership
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 7%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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