Design Project Manager Salary

A Design Project Manager earns an average salary of $56,706 per year. A skill in Computer Aided Design (CAD) is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,998 - $92,405
$36K
$60K
$92K
MEDIAN: $59,545
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50%
90%

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$17.36 - $48.94
$17
$24
$49
MEDIAN: $24.35
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$0$93K
Salary $35,998 - $92,405
Bonus $587 - $9,967
Profit Sharing $1,250
Commission $10,000
Total Pay (?
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$38,105 - $93,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $17.36 - $48.94
Overtime $41.25
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $587 - $9,967
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$38,105 - $93,574
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Design Project Manager

Design project managers are responsible for bringing proposed projects to fruition within their organization. Typically, they are responsible for gathering a team of qualified individuals, assigning tasks to team members, helping purchase necessary materials, and maintaining quality control throughout the development process. By working closely with their team, these managers are able to constantly evaluate progress, make adjustments where necessary, and assist in the process as needed. For each project, design project managers must meet deadlines and remain within budget.

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Design Project Manager Tasks

  • Manage projects from initial design to final implementation, particularly technical and practical aspects.
  • Review and coordinate design revisions.
  • Represent clients and ensure that specifications meet client requirements.
  • Communicate risks, obstacles, schedule, and quality to management and key parties.

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Project Manager

Pay by Experience for a Design Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Project 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 32 salaries. An experienced Design Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 33 salaries. A Design Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,191

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Key Stats for Design Project Manager

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Design Project Manager Salaries

▲35%

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$61,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Design Project Manager Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲32%

National Average
$61,000


▼11%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼11%

AutoCAD
▼13%

autodesk autocad
▼14%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼24%

Graphic Design
▼25%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼25%

Adobe Photoshop
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 16%
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