The average pay for an Entry-Level Design Manager is AED 224,224 per year.

AED 122,554 - AED 332,455
AED 120K
AED 220K
AED 330K
MEDIAN: AED 224,224
Salary AED 122,554 - AED 332,455
Bonus AED 24,500
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).
AED 122,554 - AED 359,460
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 4 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Design Manager

Design managers can work in a variety of fields. They could, for example, work for a web design company or an interior decorator. They could also work directly with real estate developers, builders and sales teams to design and implement packages for new business developments as well as older business renovations. Regardless of the industry, design managers generally work with buyers during the selection process. They organize, maintain and make changes to designs as needed. They also meet with vendors to maximize revenue opportunities and often lead teams of other designers to ensure that a given project runs smoothly. Because of the interpersonal nature of their job position, design managers must have great written and verbal communication skills. In overseeing design teams, they are often responsible for the hiring (and firing) process, training and any performance evaluations that need to be handled.


Design Manager Tasks

  • Provide expertise on graphics, structures, and human factors to identify consumer needs and behaviors and develop a cohesive brand.
  • Lead and develop project team, and determine strategies to improvement productivity or overall team processes.
  • Develop hypotheses for brand improvement or growth and isolate key areas for brand opportunities.

Design Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 233,981

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Design Manager


42 %
58 %
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Design Manager Salaries

National Average
AED 234,000



42 %
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 19%