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Design Manager Salary with Graphic Design skills

With nearly one-half of Design Managers with Graphic Design skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $40K to $126K per year and averages out to $69K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women make up a slight majority of Design Managers with Graphic Design skills (58 percent) survey respondents. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,456 - $116,257
MEDIAN: $68,793

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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.
$40,456 - $116,257  
$0.00 - $15,781  
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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).
$40,001 - $126,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Manager with Graphic Design skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $52K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. Design Managers with Graphic Design skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $79K. For some reason, Design Managers with Graphic Design skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $73K.

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Experience Affects Design Manager with Graphic Design skills Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


58 %
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%