Software Engineering / Development Director with Software Architecture Skills Salary
Software Engineering Directors with Software Architecture skills can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $143K per year on average. Cash earnings for Software Engineering Directors with Software Architecture skills — including $31K in bonuses and $25K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $113K to $196K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$108,888 - $176,969|
|Bonus||$2,952 - $30,851|
|Profit Sharing||$1,000 - $25,000|
|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).)
|$112,840 - $196,162|
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineering / Development Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Even the relatively untried can take home bulky six-figure salaries; employees who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $119K on average. On average, Software Engineering Directors with Software Architecture skills make $156K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $164K.
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