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Software Design Director Salary

A Software Design Director earns an average salary of $133,881 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$81,851 - $176,912
(Median)
$82K
$130K
$180K
MEDIAN: $133,881
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$81,851 - $176,912  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $32,681  
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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$87,700 - $201,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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
$141,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
62%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 5%