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Design Project Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Design Project Manager is $60,021 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Computer Aided Design (CAD) is associated with high pay for this job.
Design Project Manager Salary (?
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$35,072 - $93,393
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MEDIAN: $60,020
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Design Project Manager Salary (?
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$13.45 - $40.27
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,072 - $93,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,027  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,093  
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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$34,023 - $98,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$17.15 - $60.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,093  
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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$34,023 - $98,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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
  • Represent clients and ensure that specifications meet client requirements.
  • Communicate risks, obstacles, schedule, and quality to management and key parties.
  • Manage projects from initial design to final implementation, particularly technical and practical aspects.
  • Review and coordinate design revisions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Project Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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$59,000
Chicago
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Seattle
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Experience Affects Design Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
National Average
$59,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Design Project Manager Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 13%
National Average
$59,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 23%