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Product Designer Salary

The average pay for a Product Designer is $60,246 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are HTML, User Interface Design, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Web Development, and User Research. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$39,070 - $103,612
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,246
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$14.05 - $43.82
(Median)
$14
$23
$44
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,070 - $103,612  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $16,442  
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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$37,475 - $105,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 493
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $43.82  
   
Overtime
$11.17 - $54.81  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $16,442  
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).
)
$37,475 - $105,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115

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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

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Experience Affects Product Designer Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Product Designer Salaries

HTML
up arrow 41%


Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 32%

Web Development
up arrow 32%

User Research
up arrow 30%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%

National Average
$60,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%


up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%