Average Design Manager Salary

$84,956
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$85k
90%
$139k

The average salary for a Design Manager is $84,956

Base Salary
$56k - $139k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$995 - $16k
Commission
$25k - $36k
Total Pay
$54k - $146k
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What Do Design Managers Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Design Manager

4 out of 5
(286)
Highly Satisfied
52Reviews
Based on 286 responses, the job of Design Manager has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.03 out of 5. On average, Design Managers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
50.1%
Male
49.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 688 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

87%

Dental

78%

Vision

71%

None

13%