$113,220
Avg. Salary
$48.98
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,098

Bonus

$5,757

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Engineering Group Manager is $48.98 per hour.

The average pay for an Engineering Group Manager is $113,220 per year.

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$24.60
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$48.98
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$78.53
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MEDIAN $48.98
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$82k
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MEDIAN $113,220
$81,879 - $150,757
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MEDIAN: $113,220
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$0$164K
Salary $81,879 - $150,757
Bonus $2,041 - $24,284
Profit Sharing $811 - $19,489
Commission $5,000
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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$84,316 - $164,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,321
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $24.60 - $78.53
Overtime $15.50 - $75.27
Annual Data $0$164K
Bonus $2,041 - $24,284
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $811 - $19,489
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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$84,316 - $164,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for Engineering Group Manager

An engineering group manager is responsible for overseeing the quality of group project work and provides necessary direction to ensure that the financial, administrative, and other duties within a project are met. They are typically in charge of large-scale projects commercial, manufacturing, or mechanical engineering projects for large business; they also may work contractually on a project-by-project basis.

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Engineering Group Manager Tasks
  • Develop and manage maintenance teams, and monitor and ensure compliance preventative maintenance methods.
  • Determine and exemplify engineering best practices.
  • Lead project teams to produce products and train younger engineers.
  • Design and develop control units and electro-mechanical devices.

Popular Employer Salaries for Engineering Group Manager


Dominating the field, Northrop Grumman Corporation, General Motors Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp, General Electric Co (GE), and The Boeing Company are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Engineering Group Managers. Although the highest salaries can be found at General Motors Corporation where median pay is $158K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $141K and $179K. The Boeing Company, United Technologies Corporation, and Intel Corporation also offer top salaries for Engineering Group Managers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $157K, $153K, and $141K, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Northrop Grumman Corporation ($118K), General Electric (GE) Aviation ($127K), and Duke Energy Corp ($128K).

Common Career Paths for Engineering Group Manager


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Engineering Group Managers who transition into a VP of Engineering role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $157K per year. Becoming a Director of Engineering is, more often than not, the most common role that Engineering Group Managers move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $142K. Another frequent advance is for Engineering Group Managers to assume an Engineering Senior Project Manager role; in this role, workers often earn $117K.

Engineering Group Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Engineering Group Manager


Engineering Group Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Systems Engineering, Program Management, Budget Management, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. Those listing autodesk autocad as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. AutoCAD and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Leadership also know People Management and Project Management. Most people skilled in Engineering Design are similarly competent in Project Management and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Group Manager

Pay by Experience for an Engineering Group Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Engineering Group Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Engineering Group Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 255 salaries. An experienced Engineering Group Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 509 salaries. An Engineering Group Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 369 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

23%

19%

13%

12%

-10%

-16%

-18%

National Average: $120,507

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

Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Engineering Group Managers, 23 percent above the national average. Engineering Group Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+19 percent), Troy (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Chicago (+14 percent). With compensation 20 percent below the national average, Tempe is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Cincinnati and Tucson earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 17 percent.

Engineering Group Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Engineering Group Manager?

Engineering Group Manager in Phoenix:
"Think of the future."
Concentrate on the opportunity at hand, visualize how this job can help you achieve your goals. Diligent work has no replacement.

Engineering Group Manager in Ohio:
This country does not value manufacturing people, go into service work.

Engineering Group Manager in New York:
"Advice For New Engineering Group Manager."
When doing assignments ensure that your workers have a good supply of cheese otherwise they will rebel and turn against you - in other words perform a mutiny!

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Key Stats for Engineering Group Manager

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 218 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects Engineering Group Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$121,000

▼12%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Engineering Group Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 218 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 5%