Experienced Design Manager Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Experienced Design Managers comes from commissions — more than a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $87K. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Design Managers stretch from $59K on the lower end to $145K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K from bonuses and $24K from profit sharing. Male Experienced Design Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Design Managers. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$58,332 - $138,790
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MEDIAN: $84,499
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$18.00 - $36.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,332 - $138,790  
   
Bonus
$734 - $19,800  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $24,468  
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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$58,532 - $145,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.00 - $36.33  
   
Overtime
$38.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$734 - $19,800  
   
Commission
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $24,468  
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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$58,532 - $145,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,551

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With a pay rate for Experienced Design Managers that is 56 percent greater than the national average, San Jose offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Design Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+44 percent), San Francisco (+31 percent), Austin (+25 percent), and Miami (+23 percent). Minneapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta (8 percent lower) and Columbus (6 percent lower).

Key Stats for Design Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Design Manager Salaries

User Interface Design
▲42%

Web Design
▲16%


Engineering Design
▲2%


National Average
$87,000

▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼6%

Graphic Design
▼7%

Adobe Photoshop
▼8%

Adobe InDesign
▼8%

autodesk autocad
▼9%

Adobe Illustrator
▼13%

AutoCAD
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%