Senior Engineering Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$151,000
$113,000
$151,000
$202,000
Did you know that the average senior engineering manager makes $151,551 per year? That's valued at $72.86 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $113,000 and $202,000, meaning senior engineering managers have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most senior engineering managers find a job with technology and finance companies, while others work for telecommunication, technology, and automotive companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. California, Vermont and New York are the top states in the U.S. to pay senior engineering managers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$163,380
Portland, ME
$161,596
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Map of Senior Engineering Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Engineering Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Senior Engineering Manager Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Vermont and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for senior engineering managers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Kentucky, Tennessee, and Nebraska.

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Average Salary

Average Senior Engineering Manager Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Atom Tickets and Twitter as they offer the highest salaries for senior engineering managers.

Company
Average Salary
$215,994
$216k
$192,626
$193k
$186,581
$187k
$185,586
$186k
$185,276
$185k

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Average Senior Engineering Manager Pay By Industry

Senior engineering manager salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with telecommunication, technology, and automotive companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a senior engineering manager can make a yearly salary of $167,989 while working for telecommunication companies. All the while, other senior engineering managers are making $156,521 at technology companies and $143,818 at automotive companies. One industry senior engineering managers may want to avoid is the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $136,001.

Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$167,989
$168k
Technology
Technology
$156,521
$157k
Automotive
Automotive
$143,818
$144k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$136,001
$136k

Senior Engineering Manager Salary History

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