Design Project Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Design Project Manager is $60,335 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 Total Pay (?
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$37,045 - $92,663
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MEDIAN: $60,334
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Design Project Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.65 - $49.32
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,045 - $92,663  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $9,863  
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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$35,999 - $102,841  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.65 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$17.55 - $61.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $9,863  
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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$35,999 - $102,841  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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Job Description for Design Project Manager
  • 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
up arrow 4%
National Average
$61,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Design Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 28%
National Average
$61,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Design Project Manager Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 11%
National Average
$61,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 22%
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