Average Engineering Manager Salary

$117,484
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,896
Bonus
$5,106
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The average salary for an Engineering Manager is $117,484.
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$80k
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$117k
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$149k
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What Do Engineering Managers Do?

Engineering Manager Tasks
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate engineering activities and engineering teams.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to clients.
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.

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What Are Popular Skills for Engineering Managers?

Skills in People Management, Leadership and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design and Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Managers?

An early career Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,061 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,703 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,138 based on 89 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,299.
Employees with Engineering Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (5.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 223 survey responses.
Early Career
9.0%
Mid Career
17.0%
Experienced
39.9%
Late Career
34.1%