How much does a Engineering Manager make? The median annual Engineering Manager salary is $131,262, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $117,692-$145,508, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Engineering Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Engineering Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Engineering Manager in the United States is $131,262, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Engineering Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $131,262.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Engineering Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Engineering Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Manages all engineering activities within a department including design, development, production and testing. Implements and maintains overall engineering objectives and initiatives. Confronts and solves performance/operational issues to improve development efficiency. Leads and develops the engineering team. Oversees a robust project management process and delivery timelines to keep projects on schedule and on budget. Requires a bachelor's degree of engineering . Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. View full job description