$142,691
Avg. Salary
$60.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$17,738

Bonus

$10,042

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Engineering Manager is $60.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Engineering Manager is $142,691 per year.

10%
$27.57
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$60.72
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$94.18
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MEDIAN $60.72
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$101k
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50%
$181k
90%
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MEDIAN $142,691
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MEDIAN: $142,691
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$0$201K
Salary $101,015 - $180,666
Bonus $5,197 - $33,608
Profit Sharing $3,250 - $31,123
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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$104,029 - $201,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,442
Hourly Data $0$14K
Hourly Rate $27.57 - $94.18
Overtime $33.45 - $14,795
Annual Data $0$201K
Bonus $5,197 - $33,608
Profit Sharing $3,250 - $31,123
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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$104,029 - $201,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description

Senior engineering managers are responsible for managing projects to ensure that they stay on schedule and budget, and may also lead a team to ensure that all deadlines are met. They are often responsible for training both new and current employees, as well as implementing processes and procedures to keep the team running efficiently, and must be able to interact with a variety of personalities regarding clients and the team members they support. They should also be quick thinkers to resolve any and all problems that may arise, and they regularly attend meetings with superiors to provide feedback and updates on current projects.

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Senior Engineering Manager Tasks
  • Manages the full lifecycle of company projects, ensuring that they fall within budget and on schedule.
  • Works with clients to ensure that project goals are aligned.
  • Supports quality assurance and troubleshooting during the lifecycle of the project.
  • Sets project scopes and identifies execution resources, such as funds or manpower.

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Popular Skills

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Senior Engineering Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Engineering Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Engineering Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Senior Engineering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 418 salaries. A Senior Engineering Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 256 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

20%

8%

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-13%

-13%

National Average: $152,942

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

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Engineering Manager?

Senior Engineering Manager in Houston:
"Good."
Pros: Challenging and satisfying
Cons: lack of clarity on growth

Senior Engineering Manager in Everett:
"Beautiful area with great aerospace companies."
Pros: Love the PNW. Short commutes and no city traffic.
Cons: No a lot of open space.

Senior Engineering Manager in Houston:
"Big Opportunity."
Pros: High salary combined with low cost of living helps you get ahead. Lots of industries to choose from.
Cons: the Traffic.

Senior Engineering Manager in Rochester:
"Not a lot of Tech."
Pros: Small town feel with bigger town amenities
Cons: Not many job opportunities at upper levels of career

Senior Engineering Manager in Tampa:
"It’s all about the politics."
Work the relationships from top down, then bottom up

Senior Engineering Manager in Sunnyvale:
"Project Lead."
Looks after development and support projects.

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Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
42%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$153,000

▼8%

▼25%

How Skills Affect Salaries

ScrumMaster
▲34%


▲11%



Manufacturing Process Engineering
▲6%



National Average
$153,000





Leadership
▼4%

Team Leadership
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 3%