Alternate Job Titles: Chief Engineering Executive, Chief Engineering Officer, Vice President of Engineering, Top Engineering Executive, VP, Engineering
How much does a Top Engineering Executive make? The median annual Top Engineering Executive salary is $215,741, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $184,857-$263,952, 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 Top Engineering Executive in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Top Engineering Executive in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Top Engineering Executive in the United States is $215,741, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Top Engineering Executive in the United States are expected to make less than $215,741.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Top Engineering Executive that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Top Engineering Executive are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Establishes the overall objectives and initiatives of an engineering department. Develops ideas for new products or product enhancements and oversees the creation and improvement of products that involve the engineering department. Provides engineering expertise to other departments where needed. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and at least 12 years of direct experience in the field. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to CEO or top management. View full job description