Graphic Design Manager Salary (United States)

A Graphic Design Manager earns an average salary of $55,450 per year.
Graphic Design Manager Total Pay (?
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$36,318 - $82,583
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MEDIAN: $55,449
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Graphic Design Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.60 - $30.35
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,318 - $82,583  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,175  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,898  
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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$34,415 - $84,732  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $30.35  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,175  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,898  
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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$34,415 - $84,732  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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Job Description for Graphic Design Manager
Companies that generate marketing and sales campaigns often have a graphic design manager overseeing the look and feel of these campaigns' artwork. Graphic design managers approve all materials coming from their department, including items as diverse as sales circulars, point-of-sale advertisements, web pages, and signs. Most organizations have a specific branding strategy, and another role of the graphic design manager is to ensure that the artwork developed by their department remains consistent with the brand. The design manager should have excellent communication skills to present new projects to their teams so project specifications are clearly understood in the concept stage.
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Graphic Design Manager Tasks
  • Oversee a team of designers and take an active role in planning and implementing a multi-media campaign.
  • Direct artwork and layout design for multi-media communications.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$55,000
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Experience Affects Graphic Design Manager Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Design Manager Salaries

Macintosh
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Adobe InDesign
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Desktop Publishing
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QuarkXPress
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National Average
$55,000
Windows Operating System General Use
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Project Management
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Graphic Design
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Adobe Photoshop
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Adobe Illustrator
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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