Design Manager with Graphic Design Skills Salary

Design Managers with Graphic Design skills can expect wages of $70K annually on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Design Managers with Graphic Design skills (61 percent) who took the survey are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,478 - $105,112
$44K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,042
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$12.00 - $30.50
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MEDIAN: $21.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,478 - $105,112  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,262  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$11,000  
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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$42,271 - $107,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $30.50  
   
Overtime
$31.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,262  
   
Commission
$11,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$42,271 - $107,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Manager

Pay by Experience for a Design Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Design Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 50 salaries. A Design Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,958

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Design Managers with Graphic Design skills, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Design Managers with Graphic Design skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+12 percent), New York (+9 percent), Seattle (+7 percent), and Los Angeles (+3 percent). Boston is the lowest-paying area, 5 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Design Manager

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Design Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 12%