Product Designer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Product Designer is $58,309 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job.
Product Designer Total Pay (?
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$38,472 - $95,039
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71K
95K
MEDIAN: $58,308
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Product Designer Total Pay (?
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$12.45 - $37.52
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,472 - $95,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,721  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $6,897  
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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$37,026 - $95,962  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 429
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $37.52  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $55.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,721  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $6,897  
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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$37,026 - $95,962  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 429
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Job Description for Product Designer

Product designers are responsible for designing and developing the majority of the consumer products that people use in their everyday lives. All industries that manufacture consumer products employ product designers. For example, product designers work in electronics, furniture design, general manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, and many other fields. More specialized fields include medical technology and telecommunications device manufacturing. While many product designers work to meet consumer needs with completely new products, many of the product designers' job responsibilities involve improving existing designs. Design improvement may be needed for a variety of reasons, such as improvement of functionality, improvement of appearance, and manufacturing cost reductions.
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Product Designer Tasks
  • Coordinate artists or layout designers to ensure accurate design communication and efficiency.
  • Modify or revise designs to meet customer needs or production limitations.
  • Create design concepts, sketches, drawings, and illustrations, and determine the best presentation strategies.
  • Research and remain up-to-date on current market trends.

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Pay by Experience Level for Product Designer

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

Pay Difference By Location

Detroit
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Boston
up arrow 40%
Seattle
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Austin
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National Average
$59,000
Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Product Designer Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Product Designer Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 21%
SolidWorks
up arrow 4%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 2%
Design
up arrow 1%
National Average
$59,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 13%
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