Alternate Job Titles: Software Engineering Director, Director of Software Engineering
How much does a Software Engineering Director make? The median annual Software Engineering Director salary is $180,790, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $168,283-$207,545, 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 Software Engineering Director in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Software Engineering Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Software Engineering Director in the United States is $180,790, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Software Engineering Director in the United States are expected to make less than $180,790.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Software Engineering Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Software Engineering Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Directs and oversees the software engineering function in developing, releasing, and maintaining software applications/operating systems according to business needs. Establishes policies and procedures that produce high-quality software product and service. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. View full job description