Software Engineering / Development Director in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Software Engineering / Development Director in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $150,884 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$113,416 - $173,108
$110K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $142,791
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Salary $113,416 - $173,108
Bonus $15,000
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$113,715 - $183,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Software Engineering / Development Director

Software engineering/development directors are responsible for leading software-related projects in their organization. They supervise application development and direct a group of IT professionals, helping their team reach all company objectives following a strict timeline. They perform systems, design, and application development, as well as evaluate code reviews and make recommendations for changes. Software engineering/development directors also select new staff and are part of the training and performance review process.

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Software Engineering / Development Director Tasks

  • Hire, review, and fire managers.
  • Prioritize and allocate projects, products, and resources with the assistance of architects and managers.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with creating software across multiple functional areas and products.
  • Participate in the strategic decisions about technology, definition, and implementation of the software products.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of a multi-team or cross-functional organization.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Software Engineering / Development Director Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Engineering / Development Director

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Software Engineering / Development Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲13%

National Average
$147,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineering / Development Director Salaries

Software Architecture
▲9%

People Management
▲9%

Software Development Management
▲6%

Agile Software Development
▲6%

Project Management
▲4%

Java
▲2%

National Average
$147,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%