Entry-Level Vice President (VP), Engineering Salary

An Entry-Level Vice President (VP), Engineering earns an average salary of $129,330 per year. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

$85,817 - $191,171
MEDIAN: $129,330

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$85,817 - $191,171  
$1,991 - $30,410  
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$89,862 - $202,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Vice President (VP), Engineering Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Vice President (VP), Engineering in Fairless Hills:
"Oh Crap, I am a VP."
Evaluate your team's talents and bring in new people to fill in the gaps. Have people work to their strengths. And put more time into the people than the engineering.

Vice President (VP), Engineering in Baton Rouge:
"I knew this would be an growing learning experience."
Be open and listen to your employees and help them think and work together.

Vice President (VP), Engineering in Montville:
"How Vastly Different School Is From The Business World."
You need a good business background to succeed at senior level Engineering positions.

Vice President (VP), Engineering in Los Angeles:
The forest and the trees are important. Build a strong team that is aligned around your vision. You cannot succeed without their commitment and buy in to implement it.

Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Engineering


3 %
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries


Engineering Design

National Average

Product Development

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


3 %
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 5%