Software Engineering / Development Director Salary

A Software Engineering / Development Director earns an average salary of $135,416 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$96,124 - $169,192
(Median)
$96K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $135,416
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$12.16 - $78.22
(Median)
$12
$50
$78
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$96,124 - $169,192  
   
Bonus
$2,449 - $30,264  
Profit Sharing
$1,460 - $21,141  
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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$98,744 - $185,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $78.22  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $74.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,449 - $30,264  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,460 - $21,141  
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).
)
$98,744 - $185,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Software Engineering / Development Director

Software engineering/development directors are responsible for leading software-related projects in their organization. They supervise application development and direct a group of IT professionals, helping their team reach all company objectives following a strict timeline. They perform systems, design, and application development, as well as evaluate code reviews and make recommendations for changes. Software engineering/development directors also select new staff and are part of the training and performance review process.

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Software Engineering / Development Director Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineering / Development Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Software Engineering / Development Director Salaries



National Average
$144,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Software Engineering / Development Director Salaries


Agile
up arrow 5%

Software Development Management
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Java
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$144,000

Oracle
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 7%

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 283 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%