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Design Project Manager Salary

The average salary for a Design Project Manager is $60,230 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.

$36,770 - $100,622
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MEDIAN: $60,230
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$13.49 - $39.80
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,770 - $100,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,766  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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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$35,588 - $101,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $39.80  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $61.28  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,766  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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).
)
$35,588 - $101,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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.

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Experience Affects Design Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Design Project Manager Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 36%

National Average
$60,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

up arrow 8%

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 25%
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