Product Design Manager Salary

Pay for Product Design Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $76K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Product Design Managers (61 percent) who took the survey are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$44,519 - $121,708
(Median)
$45K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,467
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$13.50 - $43.50
(Median)
$14
$21
$44
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,519 - $121,708  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,668  
Profit Sharing
$4,861  
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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$40,610 - $123,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $43.50  
   
Overtime
$32.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,668  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,861  
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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$40,610 - $123,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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. Aptitude in Product Development tends to also indicate an understanding of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Design Manager

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


For many Product Design Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $58K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $72K. Product Design Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $81K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $83K.

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Experience Affects Product Design Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Product Design Manager Salaries

Product Development
0%

National Average
$76,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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