$140,505
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,830

Bonus

$9,826

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Software Development Director is $140,505 per year.

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Salary $103,004 - $176,329
Bonus $4,122 - $30,734
Profit Sharing $1,532 - $38,783
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$106,448 - $194,786
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 241

Job Description for Software Development Director

Software development directors are in charge of planning and overseeing the software development process. They are responsible for guiding software programmers and other professionals to meet company objectives, as well as help create software project requirements based on collaboration with colleagues and customer needs. One of the software development director's main responsibilities includes facilitating communication between software developers and support professionals. They also interact with company clients to gather information about possible software product improvements. Software development directors create detailed reports based on the testing and development phases as well.

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Popular Skills for Software Development Director

Pay by Experience Level for Software Development Director

Pay by Experience for a Software Development Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Development Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Development Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Software Development Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 101 salaries. A Software Development Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $161,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $150,400

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Key Stats for Software Development Director

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Software Development Director Salaries

▲7%

National Average
$150,000

▼2%

▼12%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Software Development Director Salaries

People Management
▲5%

▲3%


National Average
$150,000


Agile
▼1%

Software Architecture
▼2%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼4%

SQL
▼4%


Java/J2EE
▼7%


C# Programming Language
▼12%

C#
▼14%

Software Development Lifecycle
▼18%

.NET
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 4%