Design Manager with Graphic Design Skills Salary

Design Managers with Graphic Design skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $110K per year, median earnings come to $71K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Design Managers with Graphic Design skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,629 - $110,477
$45K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,561
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50%
90%

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$10.21 - $30.18
$10
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.50
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$0$115K
Salary $44,629 - $110,477
Bonus $-0.49 - $10,275
Profit Sharing $5,250
Commission $11,000
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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$44,420 - $115,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $10.21 - $30.18
Overtime $27.50
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $-0.49 - $10,275
Commission $11,000
Profit Sharing $5,250
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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$44,420 - $115,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Manager

Pay by Experience for a Design Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Design Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 50 salaries. A Design Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,777

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

Home to some of the best pay for Design Managers with Graphic Design skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 37 percent above the national average. Design Managers with Graphic Design skills will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+10 percent), New York (+7 percent), Seattle (+4 percent), and Los Angeles (+1 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Boston, 7 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Design Manager

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Design Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 14%
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