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Software Design Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Software Design Director is $125,088 per year. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Software Design Director Salary (?
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$78,594 - $161,191
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MEDIAN: $125,088
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$78,594 - $161,191  
   
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$0.00 - $27,490  
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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$80,510 - $168,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Software Design Director

  • Participate in the strategic decisions about technology, definition, and implementation of the software products.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of a multi-team or cross-functional organization.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with creating software across multiple functional areas and products.
  • Hire, review, and fire managers.
  • Prioritize and allocate projects, products, and resources with the assistance of architects and managers.

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Experience Affects Software Design Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$134,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
58%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 6%