Experienced Design Manager Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (over a third on average) of overall compensation for Experienced Design Managers, and the median take-home for this group lies near $86K. Cash earnings for Experienced Design Managers — which occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and more than $22K from profit sharing — stretch from around $59K to approximately $146K. Men working as Experienced Design Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Experienced Design Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$59,666 - $138,621
$60K
$83K
$140K
MEDIAN: $83,397
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90%

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$17.58 - $37.25
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$37
MEDIAN: $20.29
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$0$147K
Salary $59,666 - $138,621
Bonus $206.08 - $19,302
Profit Sharing $507 - $19,727
Commission $30,000
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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$59,156 - $147,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 298
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $17.58 - $37.25
Overtime $37.13
Annual Data $0$147K
Bonus $206.08 - $19,302
Commission $30,000
Profit Sharing $507 - $19,727
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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$59,156 - $147,273
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,468

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

San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Design Managers, 56 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Design Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+45 percent), San Francisco (+31 percent), Austin (+25 percent), and Miami (+24 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 14 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta (7 percent lower) and Columbus (5 percent lower).

Key Stats for Design Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Design Manager Salaries

User Interface Design
▲42%

Web Design
▲16%


Engineering Design
▲2%


National Average
$86,000

▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼6%

Graphic Design
▼7%

Adobe InDesign
▼7%

Adobe Photoshop
▼8%

autodesk autocad
▼9%

Adobe Illustrator
▼13%

AutoCAD
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%
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