Product Design Manager Salary

Product Design Managers in the United States take home approximately $73K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Product Design Managers varies from around $41K to approximately $122K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $16K and $18K, respectively. Male Product Design Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,408 - $120,572

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$12.60 - $36.49

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,408 - $120,572  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $17,581  
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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$41,217 - $122,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $36.49  
   
Overtime
$30.74 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $17,581  
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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$41,217 - $122,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Product Design Managers who took the survey. Product Development and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Product Development and Project Management are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Design Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Product Design Managers. The average beginner in this position makes around $56K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $69K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Product Design Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $88K.

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Experience Affects Product Design Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Product Design Manager Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%
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