Director, Product Development Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Director, Product Development is $117,211 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning and Software Development.
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$70,648 - $157,789
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$70,648 - $157,789  
   
Bonus
$1,942 - $30,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,980 - $20,373  
Commission
$6,000 - $29,479  
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$76,363 - $179,767  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 615
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Job Description for Director, Product Development

A director of product development has many responsibilities related to product development within their organization. Their main task is creating and then implementing a development strategy for their company. They are also responsible for the implementation of procedures related to product development. Directors of product development are also accountable for setting annual performance goals and conducting evaluations of the staff. In addition, they also need to develop and implement best practices for product designs. They train and guide subordinates within their staff and work well in a team setting.
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Director, Product Development Tasks
  • Ensure products are produced according to design, quality, and price specifications.
  • Supervise product development process, coordinating department objectives and schedules.
  • Review new product ideas, present them to management, and work with other departments to determine feasibility.
  • Conduct market research to determine consumer needs and identify competitors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Product Development

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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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San Francisco
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Irvine
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Chicago
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San Diego
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Austin
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Washington
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National Average
$126,000
Boston
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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Cleveland
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Director, Product Development Salaries

National Average
$126,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Director, Product Development Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 26%
Software Development
up arrow 12%
Product Development
up arrow 4%
Product Marketing
up arrow 3%
National Average
$126,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Sourcing
up arrow 20%
Design
up arrow 20%
People Management
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%
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