Vice President (VP), Engineering Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Vice President (VP), Engineering is $146,711 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Program Management, Leadership, and Product Development.
Vice President (VP), Engineering Total Pay (?
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$96,233 - $200,739
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Vice President (VP), Engineering Total Pay (?
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$22.47 - $81.29
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$96,233 - $200,739  
   
Bonus
$3,924 - $50,556  
Profit Sharing
$1,936 - $21,520  
Commission
$-0.49 - $58,326  
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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$99,894 - $234,382  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$22.47 - $81.29  
   
Overtime
$25.33 - $69.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,924 - $50,556  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $58,326  
Profit Sharing
$1,936 - $21,520  
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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$99,894 - $234,382  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,559
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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 Difference By Location
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$162,000
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries

National Average
$162,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries

Program Management
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UNIX
up arrow 14%
Budget Management
up arrow 9%
Business Development
up arrow 4%
Systems Engineering
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SQL
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People Management
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National Average
$162,000
Engineering Design
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Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%
Project Management
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Operations Management
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
60%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 4%
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