A Software Design Director earns an average salary of $137,062 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$94,465 - $182,281
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$94K
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MEDIAN: $137,062
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$94,465 - $182,281  
   
Bonus
$4,027 - $36,026  
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$95,308 - $207,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Software Design Director

  • Hire, review, and fire managers.
  • Prioritize and allocate projects, products, and resources with the assistance of architects and managers.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with creating software across multiple functional areas and products.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Software Design Director Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$140,000

Mid-Career
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Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
64%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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