Experienced Design Manager Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (more than a third) of final income for Experienced Design Managers. That final number averages out to $87K across the industry. Cash earnings for Experienced Design Managers — which occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and more than $22K from profit sharing — stretch from around $59K to approximately $145K. Male Experienced Design Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. For the most part, Experienced Design Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,393 - $136,502
$59K
$83K
$140K
MEDIAN: $83,331
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$15.37 - $36.21
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$0$144K
Salary $59,393 - $136,502
Bonus $290.87 - $19,218
Profit Sharing $496.65 - $22,148
Commission $30,000
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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$59,191 - $144,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 286
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $15.37 - $36.21
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$144K
Bonus $290.87 - $19,218
Commission $30,000
Profit Sharing $496.65 - $22,148
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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$59,191 - $144,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,790

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San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Design Managers, 56 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Design Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+44 percent), San Francisco (+31 percent), Austin (+25 percent), and Miami (+23 percent). Minneapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (8 percent lower) and Columbus (6 percent lower).

Key Stats for Design Manager

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Design Manager Salaries

User Interface Design
▲42%

Web Design
▲15%


Engineering Design
▲2%


National Average
$87,000

▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼6%

Graphic Design
▼8%

Adobe Photoshop
▼8%

Adobe InDesign
▼8%

autodesk autocad
▼9%

AutoCAD
▼14%

Adobe Illustrator
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%
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