Technical Design Manager Salary

A Technical Design Manager earns an average salary of $97,785 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$56,306 - $138,957
MEDIAN: $97,785

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$56,306 - $138,957  
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$56,839 - $142,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Job Description for Technical Design Manager

Technical design managers work in a variety of fields, from engineering teams to film and television studios to software companies to companies with theatrical requirements. Technical design managers are often the highest-level individuals overseeing the technical aspects for the technical field in which they work.


Technical Design Manager Tasks

  • Manage team, assess products, and increase overall performance.
  • Troubleshoot software, technical errors, and concerns to remedy problems.
  • Review designs and assess for quality and brand continuity.
  • Set calendar and goals for the technical design team to meet organization deadlines.

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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


56 %
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%