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Product Design Manager Salary

Earnings for Product Design Managers in the United States come in at around $73K annually on average. Total incomes of Product Design Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $16K from bonuses and close to $17K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $44K and $125K. Men account for the majority of Product Design Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$43,436 - $122,924
(Median)
$43K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,998
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$12.08 - $36.75
(Median)
$12
$21
$37
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$43,436 - $122,924  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,513  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $17,323  
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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$43,911 - $125,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $36.75  
   
Overtime
$31.50 - $45.00  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,513  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $17,323  
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).
)
$43,911 - $125,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Product Design Manager

Duties of a product design manager include hiring and supervising staff, implementing appropriate staff training, and assessing the accuracy of work produced by their work group. Product design managers spend a great deal of the work day coordinating with other teams on projects and directing general operations, product testing, and quality assurance. Product design managers may also propose budgets for upcoming projects. The most important attribute for a product design manager is the ability to coordinate and plan projects, keeping their work group in line with the predetermined goals and deadlines.

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Product Design Manager Tasks

  • Create, proof, and evaluate designs for impact, policy adherence, and ROI.
  • Establish and align project timelines in accordance with up and downstream dependencies.
  • Create strategies for design creation and implementation of products through cross team collaboration and stakeholder analysis.
  • Support product designers through coaching, training, and escalation management.

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Job skills reported by Product Design Managers are limited. Product Development and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management. Employees educated in Product Development are typically practiced in Project Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Design Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $56K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $68K. For Product Design Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $82K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $98K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Product Design Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Product Design Manager Salaries

Product Development
0%

National Average
$74,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%