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Product Development Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Product Development Director is $101,292 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$64,306 - $148,029
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$64,306 - $148,029  
   
Bonus
$1,005 - $28,698  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $25,000  
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$64,623 - $166,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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Job Description for Product Development Director

Product development directors oversee the development and delivery of products on behalf of their company. They are responsible for managing the idea generation, planning, design, development, and implementation of products. Product development directors support life cycle and launch activities for products developed within the organization, and they use a personal computer as one of their main tools to keep track of product development, communicate with partners, and modify reports. Additionally, product development directors ensure their team complies with safety procedures, create effective budget, and schedule project milestones.
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Product Development Director Tasks
  • Ensure products are produced according to design, quality, and price specifications.
  • Supervise product development process, coordinating department objectives and schedules.
  • Review new product ideas, present them to management, and work with other departments to determine feasibility.
  • Conduct market research to determine consumer needs and identify competitors.

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Experience Affects Product Development Director Salaries

National Average
$112,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Product Development Director Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Product Development
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Project Management
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National Average
$112,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%