Technical Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$112,000
$76,000
Min 10%
$112,000
Median 50%
$166,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Barclays Capital
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a technical director make?
Technical Directors in America make, on average, $112,810 a year or $54.24 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 90,000. The top 10 percent earn over $166,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $76,000 annually. Most Technical Director jobs are in Technology companies and Media companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Technical Director salaries are Alaska, Mississippi, Utah, New York, and Nebraska. The typical employment in the position spans 3.9 years.

Average Technical Director Salary By Location

Across America, Technical Directors make on average $112,810 annually or $54.24 hourly. New York, NY reports the highest Technical Director salaries at $140,297 per year. The average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $72,000. Alaska, Mississippi, Utah, New York, and Nebraska are the highest paying states. Montana, Hawaii, Iowa, Indiana, and Kansas are the lowest earners.

Map of Technical Director Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Technical Directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Technical Director Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Technical Director makes. Technology companies and Media companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Barclays Capital and Huron Consulting Group are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like KPMG and Google report highly competitive salaries for Technical Directors.

Average Technical Director Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Technical Director works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Technology companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Technical Directors. Salaries for Technical Directors in Manufacturing companies average $123,794 annually, while Technology companies and Health Care companies pay $119,517 and $110,191, respectively. At $101,624, the average salary for Technical Directors in the Media industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$123,794
$124k
Technology
Technology
$119,517
$120k
Health Care
Health Care
$110,191
$110k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$106,387
$106k
Education
Education
$103,131
$103k
Media
Media
$101,624
$102k

Technical Director Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Technical Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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Director of Technology
04/22/2020
$170,000
Management Decisions, Inc.
Technical Cloud Director
04/20/2020
$150,000
Director Innovative Technologies
04/15/2020
$69,108
Dickinson State University
Technical Director
03/25/2020
$50,000
Director of Technology
03/13/2020
$130,980
Yavapai College
Professor, Associate (Faculty) & Technical Director: Theater Program
03/08/2020
$44,047
Boise State University Alumni
Director of Football Video and Technology
03/08/2020
$45,000
Boise State University
Director of Football Video and Technology
03/07/2020
$45,000
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03/06/2020
$140,000
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$140,000
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