Industrial Design Director Salary

Average pay for an Industrial Design Director in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $118K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Industrial Design Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,693 - $146,443
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MEDIAN: $118,471
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Salary $87,693 - $146,443
Bonus $0.00 - $19,727
Profit Sharing $2,500
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$88,534 - $161,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Industrial Design Director

Industrial design directors are responsible for directing and overseeing the correct industrial design processes in their organization. These individuals are in charge of facilitating and reviewing industrial design standards and completing production output. In addition, they provide support to creative tasks, including the concept, the quality assurance processes, and everything in between.

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Industrial Design Director Tasks

  • Lead and manage a team of designers, assigning tasks and overseeing budgets.
  • Create and update department policies, procedures, standards, and goals.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, engineering and/or packaging groups to ensure product consistency.
  • Select and present designs, working to increase reach and acceptance.

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Q: What is it like working as an Industrial Design Director?

Industrial Design Director in Atlanta:
Pros: I have the opportunity to enjoy a very diverse portfolio of work. Also enjoy interacting with my coworkers.
Cons: Some people have a mediocre personality and low standards of work ethics.

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Key Stats for Industrial Design Director

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Industrial Design Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$124,000

Mid-Career
▼21%

Skills That Affect Industrial Design Director Salaries

National Average
$124,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼7%

Team Leadership
▼14%

Design
▼27%

Engineering Design
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 14%
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