$138,849
Avg. Salary
$51.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$17,268

Profit Sharing

$7,829

Commission

$40,000

The average pay for a Director Of Engineering is $51.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Engineering is $138,849 per year.

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MEDIAN $51
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MEDIAN $138,849
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MEDIAN: $138,849
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$0$205K
Salary $89,208 - $185,202
Bonus $3,211 - $38,494
Profit Sharing $994 - $25,958
Commission $1,014 - $51,168
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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$92,149 - $205,752
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,685
Hourly Data $0$86
Hourly Rate $17.50 - $83.05
Overtime $0.00 - $86.62
Annual Data $0$205K
Bonus $3,211 - $38,494
Commission $1,014 - $51,168
Profit Sharing $994 - $25,958
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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$92,149 - $205,752
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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$210K

$87,118

Hyatt Hotels
8 profiles
$80,200

$93,778

$154,648

$150,000

EMC Corporation
5 profiles
$163,005

$181,000

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 $109,000 based on 194 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 $127,000 based on 406 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 $150,000 based on 1,244 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 $154,000 based on 983 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $148,970

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Director of Engineering Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Engineering?

Director of Engineering in Dallas:
"Share knowledge."
Share and develop knowledge.

Director of Engineering in St. Louis:
"Stay ahead of your peers."
Computer science and programming skills are extremely helpful in QA. Knowing more, being more efficient than your peers, and working more makes advancement easy in this field.

Director of Engineering in San Jose:
"High pressure."
Pros: The people and the culture, the fast pace.
Cons: The pressure and the long hours.

Director of Engineering in Marsh Harbour:
"Progress."
More about the mechanical related to pumps motors etc.

Director of Engineering in Houston:
"About the back of tge house in a hotel."
Learn where all your water raiser valves are located.

Director of Engineering in Pittsburgh:
"Electrical Design."
Know your core business even if you're not assigned the task.

Director of Engineering in Sterling Heights:
"The Behavior of An Organization Reflects The Top Level Manager."
If the President of a company behaves honorably, the whole company will behave with honor. If the President behaves questionably, then the company behavior will be questionable toward employees and customers. This applies at all levels. You have the ability to affect the behavior of the organization at your level and directly below. Others watch you. Behave accordingly.

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Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 707 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
44%

Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$149,000

▼15%

▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 707 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%