Average Director of Engineering Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Director of Engineering in United Kingdom is £74,524.
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£47k - £105k
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£0 - £35k
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£49k - £121k

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Job Description for Director of Engineering

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

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Popular Skills for Director of Engineering

Skills in People Management, Team Leadership and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Engineering

An early career Director of Engineering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £65,244 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Director of Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £68,177 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Director of Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £76,649 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £80,934.
Employees with Director of Engineering in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Reading, England: Berkshire (7.3% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (17.6% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.8% less).

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