A Vice President (VP), Engineering earns an average salary of $157,235 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$103,329 - $216,645
$100K
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$220K
MEDIAN: $157,235
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$49.58 - $70.75
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MEDIAN: $60.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$103,329 - $216,645  
   
Bonus
$4,807 - $58,757  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $41,217  
Commission
$10,067 - $69,531  
Total Pay (?
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$110,582 - $254,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$60.00  
   
Overtime
$74.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,807 - $58,757  
   
Commission
$10,067 - $69,531  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $41,217  
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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$110,582 - $254,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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

  • 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.
  • Ensure that the product is fully and correctly defined and documented.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $177,378

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Engineering

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.
059
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
60%
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries


National Average
$177,000




Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries

UNIX
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Software Architecture
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Software Development
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Business Development
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$177,000




SQL
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Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 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
33%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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