A Vice President (VP), Engineering earns an average salary of $144,583 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Program Management and Leadership.
Vice President (VP), Engineering Total Pay (?
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$94,007 - $198,772
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MEDIAN: $144,582
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Vice President (VP), Engineering Total Pay (?
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$22.67 - $88.23
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$94,007 - $198,772  
   
Bonus
$3,896 - $49,652  
Profit Sharing
$1,989 - $29,502  
Commission
$0.00 - $16,144  
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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$99,165 - $229,726  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,635
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$22.67 - $88.23  
   
Overtime
$25.33 - $69.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,896 - $49,652  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $16,144  
Profit Sharing
$1,989 - $29,502  
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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$99,165 - $229,726  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,635
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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.
Read more about: Engineering Managers
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Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Engineering
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Palo Alto
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Irvine
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Boston
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Denver
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Ann Arbor
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National Average
$158,000
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries

National Average
$158,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Engineering Salaries

Program Management
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Budget Management
up arrow 9%
Business Development
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National Average
$158,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Project Management
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Job Satisfaction
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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
5%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
60%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 5%
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