Head Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Head Engineer make in the United States? The average Head Engineer salary in the United States is $62,877 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $51,627 and $78,586. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$51,627 to $78,586
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Compri Consulting - Lakewood , Colorado
Client with offices in Lafayette and Golden, Colorado is seeking a Head of Engineering / Senior Engineer for a full time, direct hire position. This position will report to the COO and be ...
Monster - 2 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
As the Head of Strategic Operations Engineering, you will have the exciting opportunity to develop, drive, and deliver solutions and programs for our Operations team on a global scale while growing ...
Monster - 4 days ago
Our client a post-seed health analytics startup, is looking for a Head of Engineering to grow, lead, and scale their engineering team and processes, while maintaining and further improving the ...
Jobble, Inc. - 8 days ago
WorldScape Inc - San Francisco , California
Required Skills: 15+ years experience as an engineer 10+ years experience as an engineering manager You have run teams of 10 to 50 engineers You are a servant leader You prefer an iterative, fast ...
Monster - 1 day ago
Breach Clarity -
Breach Clarity is seeking a head of development for a ground-floor opportunity to help our little company accomplish a massive goal. We're about to revolutionize how individuals, financial ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
Lead a cross functional application developer-focused community of AWS technical field experts What you'll need to bring to this role: * Technical background to drive an engagement and interact at ...
Monster - 9 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Head Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Head Engineer ranges from $51,627 to $78,586 with the average base salary of $62,877. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $52,981 to $81,418 with the average total cash compensation of $64,912.

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