Director of Engineering in New York Salary

Directors of Engineering in New York, N.Y. receive generous compensation — earning an average of $158K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$118,783 - $184,085
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MEDIAN: $159,114
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Salary $118,783 - $184,085
Bonus $4,865 - $45,302
Profit Sharing $9,665
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$118,030 - $205,190
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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 New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

Director of Engineering Job Listings

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 $123,000 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 $158,000 based on 27 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 $171,000 based on 38 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 $162,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Director of Engineering

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$168,000

▼4%

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries


Team Leadership
▲8%

Leadership
▲8%

Budget Management
▲8%


JavaScript
▲6%


Java
▲5%

Software Development
▲1%

National Average
$168,000


Project Management
▼10%

Operations Management
▼14%


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼21%

Energy / Utilities
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 12%