Experienced Design Manager Salary

Experienced Design Managers pull down an average of $83K annually. Total cash compensation to Experienced Design Managers varies from $56K to $135K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $19K each. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Experienced Design Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. For the most part, Experienced Design Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$54,888 - $125,257
(Median)
$55K
$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $83,247
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$19.73 - $59.60
(Median)
$20
$34
$60
MEDIAN: $33.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,888 - $125,257  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,481  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $19,866  
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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$55,760 - $134,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 325
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $59.60  
   
Overtime
$43.50 - $150.00  
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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,481  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $19,866  
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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$55,760 - $134,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Design Managers, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 47 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Design Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+42 percent), San Francisco (+25 percent), Miami (+24 percent), and Austin (+22 percent). The lowest-paying market is Minneapolis, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Los Angeles and Atlanta (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Experienced Design Manager Salaries

Engineering Design
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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 9%

AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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