A Product Designer earns an average salary of $58,193 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Product Designer Total Pay (?
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$38,861 - $94,167
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58K
70K
94K
MEDIAN: $58,192
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Product Designer Total Pay (?
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$12.72 - $36.45
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,861 - $94,167  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $16,800  
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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$37,183 - $93,093  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $36.45  
   
Overtime
$1.16 - $54.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $16,800  
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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$37,183 - $93,093  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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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
Boston
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Seattle
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National Average
$59,000
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Product Designer Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Product Designer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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SolidWorks
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National Average
$59,000
Adobe Photoshop
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Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%
Design
up arrow 3%
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
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 11%
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