Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Director of Engineering make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$177,366 / yrTotal Pay
$159,067 / yrBase Pay
$18,299 / yrAdditional Pay

$177,366

 / yr
$109K$345K
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The estimated total pay for a Director of Engineering is $177,366 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $159,067 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,299 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Director Of Engineering?

Some related job titles are Chief Engineer Salaries with median pay of $113,903, Director of Engineering Salaries with median pay of $173,647, Senior Director Salaries with median pay of $179,515, Software Engineering Director Salaries with median pay of $174,932.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4.1

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Director of Engineering

$280,526

 /yr
Range: $215K - $281K

$215K

$281K

$215,439 - $280,526 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Director of Engineering

$256,056

 /yr
Range: $224K - $294K

$224K

$294K

$224,108 - $293,683 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Director of Engineering

$235,501

 /yr
Range: $130K - $288K

$130K

$288K

$130,359 - $287,640 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Director of Engineering

$234,301

 /yr
Range: $200K - $326K

$200K

$326K

$200,000 - $326,382 Range

American Express
4.3

American Express

Director of Engineering

$187,175

 /yr
Range: $172K - $233K

$172K

$233K

$172,004 - $233,152 Range

Motorola Mobility
4.1

Motorola Mobility

Director of Engineering

$216,721

 /yr
Range: $189K - $265K

$189K

$265K

$188,523 - $264,720 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Director of Engineering

$234,788

 /yr
Range: $212K - $3M

$212K

$3M

$212,296 - $2,551,713 Range

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Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Director of Engineering

$103,762

 /yr
Range: $78K - $174K

$78K

$174K

$78,272 - $173,669 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Director of Engineering

$252,858

 /yr
Range: $209K - $310K

$209K

$310K

$209,285 - $310,217 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Director of Engineering

$206,474

 /yr
Range: $165K - $300K

$165K

$300K

$165,449 - $300,000 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Director of Engineering

$344,306

 /yr
Range: $241K - $403K

$241K

$403K

$241,340 - $403,349 Range

AMD
4.2

AMD

Director of Engineering

$262,836

 /yr
Range: $199K - $279K

$199K

$279K

$199,393 - $279,144 Range

Macy's
3.4

Macy's

Director of Engineering

$227,677

 /yr
Range: $194K - $240K

$194K

$240K

$193,968 - $239,602 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Director of Engineering

$354,538

 /yr
Range: $236K - $461K

$236K

$461K

$235,725 - $461,198 Range

Western Digital
3.9

Western Digital

Director of Engineering

$228,006

 /yr
Range: $203K - $268K

$203K

$268K

$203,041 - $267,783 Range

Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Director of Engineering

$219,942

 /yr
Range: $198K - $249K

$198K

$249K

$197,970 - $249,237 Range

Hyatt
4.0

Hyatt

Director of Engineering

$123,054

 /yr
Range: $109K - $154K

$109K

$154K

$108,603 - $153,643 Range

Adobe
4.4

Adobe

Director of Engineering

$291,456

 /yr
Range: $241K - $321K

$241K

$321K

$241,340 - $321,400 Range

Comcast
3.9

Comcast

Director of Engineering

$196,566

 /yr
Range: $171K - $221K

$171K

$221K

$171,053 - $221,463 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Director of Engineering

$122,964

 /yr
Range: $62K - $171K

$62K

$171K

$61,758 - $170,937 Range

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$225,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$60,000/yr
Stock Bonus$50,000/yr

10 days ago by a Director Engineering with 4 to 6 years of experience

$340,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Director of Engineering with 10 to 14 years of experience

$149,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr

11 days ago by a Director Engineering with 1 to 3 years of experience

$200,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Director of Engineering with more than 15 years of experience

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$118,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Director of Engineering with 10 to 14 years of experience

$240,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$110,000/yr
Stock Bonus$130,000/yr

12 days ago by a Director of Engineering with 7 to 9 years of experience

$300,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Director of Engineering with more than 15 years of experience

$192,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$29,000/yr

13 days ago by a Director of Engineering with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Director of Engineering salaries

The national average salary for a Director of Engineering is $181,283 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Director of Engineering salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2549 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Director of Engineering employees.

The highest salary for a Director of Engineering in United States is $261,177 per year.

The lowest salary for a Director of Engineering in United States is $125,829 per year.

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