An average Experienced Technical Director can expect to take home roughly $103K annually. Cash earnings for Experienced Technical Directors — which occasionally include more than $38K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $39K to approximately $184K. Job satisfaction for Experienced Technical Directors is high. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Experienced Technical Directors are male. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,652 - $170,574
$42K
$100K
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MEDIAN: $102,823
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$12.69 - $45.17
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$41,652 - $170,574  
   
Bonus
$1,976 - $37,881  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $19,727  
Commission
$29,000  
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).
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$38,753 - $183,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 479
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $45.17  
   
Overtime
$18.23 - $75.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,976 - $37,881  
   
Commission
$29,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $19,727  
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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$38,753 - $183,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Key Stats for Technical Director

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Technical Director Salaries

Software Architecture
up arrow 60%

Software Development
up arrow 56%

Product Development
up arrow 41%

Linux
up arrow 29%

Engineering Design
up arrow 26%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 21%

SQL
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$99,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Technical Services
up arrow 40%

Audiovisual Systems
up arrow 48%

Audio Visual Equipment Use
up arrow 51%

Video Editing
up arrow 55%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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