Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salary

Wages for Computer Software Engineering Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($135K) per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Computer Software Engineering Managers. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and most get vision benefits. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$96,469 - $168,262
$96K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $135,380
10%
50%
90%

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$0$190K
Salary $96,469 - $168,262
Bonus $995 - $31,084
Profit Sharing $9,000
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$85,168 - $190,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

Job Description for Engineering Manager, Computer Software

  • Act as a resource for software developers on policies, procedures and technical issues.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with writing software.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.

Common Career Paths for Engineering Manager, Computer Software


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Computer Software Engineering Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Software Engineering. Median pay for Software Engineering Directors is $139K.

Engineering Manager, Computer Software Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Manager, Computer Software

Pay by Experience for an Engineering Manager, Computer Software has a positive trend. An entry-level Engineering Manager, Computer Software with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Engineering Manager, Computer Software with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Engineering Manager, Computer Software which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 50 salaries. An Engineering Manager, Computer Software with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Engineering Manager, Computer Software

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$142,000

▼3%

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Engineering Manager, Computer Software Salaries

Java
▲15%

C++ Programming Language
▲6%

C
▲3%

.NET
▼0%

C# Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$142,000

UNIX
▼1%

C++
▼9%

Project Management
▼12%

HTML
▼14%

Proposal Writing
▼19%

C#
▼22%

SQL
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 8%