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

A Vice President (VP), Engineering (Computer Software) earns an average salary of $153,838 per year. A skill in Cloud Computing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Vice President (VP), Engineering (Computer Software) Salary (?
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$103,605 - $199,036
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$103,605 - $199,036  
   
Bonus
$5,074 - $48,798  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $44,042  
Total Pay (?
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$108,007 - $228,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 526
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Engineering (Computer Software)

The vice president of engineering (computer software) is typically a member of the organization's management team and is responsible for managing the entire software development team. Their main objective is to work with project and product management to ensure products - and the product development process - meets the need of the organization and its customers.
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Vice President (VP), Engineering (Computer Software) Tasks
  • Participate in the strategic decisions about technology, definition, and implementation of the software products.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of a multi-team or cross-functional organization.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with creating software across multiple functional areas and products.
  • Hire, review, and fire managers.
  • Prioritize and allocate projects, products, and resources with the assistance of architects and managers.

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

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Pay Difference By Location

Palo Alto
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San Jose
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San Francisco
up arrow 7%
Seattle
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San Diego
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Austin
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Boston
0%
National Average
$166,000
Denver
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New York
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Engineering (Computer Software) Salaries

National Average
$166,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Engineering (Computer Software) Salaries

Cloud Computing
up arrow 22%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 1%
Java
0%
National Average
$166,000
HTML
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
C
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 8%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%
C#
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%