Software Engineering / Development Director Salary

A Software Engineering / Development Director earns an average salary of $139,209 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$98,749 - $174,888
(Median)
$99K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $139,209
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$21.33 - $99.67
(Median)
$21
$69
$100
MEDIAN: $68.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$98,749 - $174,888  
   
Bonus
$2,426 - $32,286  
Profit Sharing
$1,409 - $25,168  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$101,396 - $194,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$21.33 - $99.67  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $73.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,426 - $32,286  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,409 - $25,168  
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).
)
$101,396 - $194,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $147,619

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Experience Affects Software Engineering / Development Director Salaries



National Average
$148,000



Skills That Affect Software Engineering / Development Director Salaries


C++
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Agile
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Software Architecture
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Software Development Management
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Project Management
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Java
0%

C
0%

National Average
$148,000

C#
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 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
53%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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