A Vice President (VP), Engineering earns an average salary of $155,974 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
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$102,539 - $215,000
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$100K
$160K
$210K
MEDIAN: $155,973
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$24.75 - $93.70
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$102,539 - $215,000  
   
Bonus
$3,041 - $56,482  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $45,553  
Commission
$10,067 - $79,463  
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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$108,605 - $252,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.75 - $93.70  
   
Overtime
$36.99 - $94.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,041 - $56,482  
   
Commission
$10,067 - $79,463  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $45,553  
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).
)
$108,605 - $252,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Engineering

Engineering vice presidents (VPs) have extraordinary computer knowledge in addition to a good sense of business practices and customer service. They are responsible for overseeing the engineering or research and development departments, and they generally report to the president or CEO. Engineering VPs can manage or oversee teams of engineers or developers and the projects and testing with which they are tasked.

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Vice President (VP), Engineering Tasks

  • Analyze available technology, market needs and existing resources to determine project feasibility.
  • Lead the engineering team, including coaching, allocating resources effectively and reviewing team performance.
  • Ensure that the product is fully and correctly defined and documented.
  • Coordinate and direct teams to complete projects, including documentation and integration of technical components.
  • Guide and approve financial decisions including ordering of materials, expenditures and reporting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Engineering

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National Average: $176,068

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries



National Average
$176,000



Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries

UNIX
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Software Architecture
up arrow 6%

Program Management
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
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Software Development
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Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

National Average
$176,000

People Management
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Business Development
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Network Management / Administration
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Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Project Management
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
61%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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