Experienced Design Manager Salary

The average Experienced Design Manager can expect to rake in roughly $83K annually. Overall cash earnings of Experienced Design Managers stretch from $56K near the bottom to $135K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $19K each from bonuses and profit sharing. More than half of Experienced Design Managers (66 percent) survey respondents are men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Design Managers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,793 - $124,665
(Median)
$55K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,364
10%
50%
90%

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$19.73 - $59.60
(Median)
$20
$34
$60
MEDIAN: $33.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,793 - $124,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,347  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,644 - $134,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 320
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $59.60  
   
Overtime
$42.74 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,347  
   
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,644 - $134,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay Difference by Location


Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Design Managers, 47 percent above the national average. Experienced Design Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+42 percent), Miami (+24 percent), Austin (+22 percent), and San Francisco (+21 percent). The lowest-paying market is Minneapolis, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Los Angeles and 7 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Design Manager Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 16%


Design
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National Average
$86,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 5%

Web Design
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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