Experienced Director of Engineering Salary

Total annual pay for Experienced Directors of Engineering is approximately $152K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — just under a third on average. Cash earnings for Experienced Directors of Engineering — including $38K in bonuses and $30K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $98K to $206K depending on individual performance. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Experienced Directors of Engineering report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$95,719 - $185,081
$96K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $141,921
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$31.90 - $69.41
$51
MEDIAN: $50.87
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$0$205K
Salary $95,719 - $185,081
Bonus $3,244 - $38,778
Profit Sharing $1,188 - $26,886
Commission $45,000
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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$98,681 - $205,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,304
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $50.87
Annual Data $0$205K
Bonus $3,244 - $38,778
Commission $45,000
Profit Sharing $1,188 - $26,886
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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$98,681 - $205,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $152,155

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

For Experienced Directors of Engineering, above-average compensation can be found in California — San Jose, San Francisco, and San Diego are known as the cities with the best salaries for Experienced Directors of Engineering. Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 20 percent south of the national average. Employers in Austin and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.
10-19 years
73%
20 years or more
27%
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Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries





▲2%





National Average
$152,000




Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼7%

Operations Management
▼10%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 5%
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