Software Engineering Manager Salary

A Software Engineering Manager earns an average salary of $126,415 per year. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$94,116 - $158,229
(Median)
$94K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $126,415
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$26.82 - $92.98
(Median)
$27
$56
$93
MEDIAN: $56.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$94,116 - $158,229  
   
Bonus
$1,920 - $23,808  
Profit Sharing
$2,140 - $15,447  
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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$96,096 - $172,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,614
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$26.82 - $92.98  
   
Overtime
$68.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,920 - $23,808  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,140 - $15,447  
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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$96,096 - $172,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Software Engineering Manager

A software engineering manager is an important component of any technological services company that deals with software. This individual is responsible for assembling a team of software engineers that can work quickly and successfully on software products. This team is largely responsible for providing maintenance on any software products that may malfunction, and they may also develop new software. While the software engineering manager may also work directly with software in a hands-on way, most of their work generally is oversight on particular projects; as a supervisor, they make sure all products are fully functional and meet the company's standards. A software engineering manager is usually subordinate to executives in the software department, such as a vice president, president, or executive of software development; they will report any developments or problems to this individual.

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Software Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Act as a resource for software developers on policies, procedures and technical issues.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with writing software.

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National Average: $134,378

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Experience Affects Software Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$134,000



Skills That Affect Software Engineering Manager Salaries

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Agile
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Software Development Management
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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C++
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National Average
$134,000

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People Management
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JavaScript
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Project Management
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SQL
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 258 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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