$175,842
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$14,830

Profit Sharing

$5,000

The average pay for a Director Of Engineering in San Diego, California is {{pay}} per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Engineering in San Diego, California is $175,842 per year.

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MEDIAN $175,842
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Salary $112,500 - $193,938
Bonus $0.00 - $30,913
Profit Sharing $5,000
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$112,500 - $214,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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.

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Director of Engineering Job Listings

Director of Engineering Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director of Engineering in San Diego:
"Hard Job, but can be fun."
Watch the bonus structure if its based on profit-it wont be fair and watch promises for future without any current commitment, it's almost industry standard to promise the world but provide no commit. Don't be afraid to pull leverage on bosses, they will usually respect you more. Job is more challenging than I imagined, but I wouldn't be happy without a challenge personally.

Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries

National Average
$181,000

Engineering Design
▼2%

Software Development Management
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: 11%