The average pay for a Director of Engineering is C$122,598 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$90,514 - C$154,819
C$91K
C$120K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$121,428
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90%
C$0C$179K
Salary C$90,514 - C$154,819
Bonus C$2,447 - C$35,650
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$12,416
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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C$91,647 - C$179,253
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 245

Job Description for Director of Engineering

A director of engineering coordinates and manages the entire engineering crew of the company. Although a director of engineering mainly supervises projects, they often conduct hands-on work for projects as well. They typically work with their engineering staff and have minimal interaction with customers and clients, although there are exceptions. A director of engineering typically works in an office setting, although they may travel to project sites. Their day typically includes full-time work during business hours, although the director may have to work longer hours under project deadlines.

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Director of Engineering Tasks

  • Coordinate and direct engineering projects.
  • Provide professional and technical staff assistance.
  • Direct the integration of technical and engineering activities within projects.
  • Direct and supervise engineering departments.

Director of Engineering Pay By Employer

$0$200K

$85,868

$94,358

Hyatt Hotels
7 profiles
$75,000

$180,978

Qualcomm Inc
6 profiles
$176,096

EMC Corporation
5 profiles
$163,005

$154,550

$150,000

Common Career Paths for Director of Engineering


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Popular Skills for Director of Engineering

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Engineering

Pay by Experience for a Director of Engineering has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Engineering with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$128,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Engineering with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$120,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Director of Engineering which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$126,000 based on 67 salaries. A Director of Engineering with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$132,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$125,441

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Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
C$125,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries



National Average
C$125,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 4%