Average Director, Product Development with Product Development Skills Salary

$124,504
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$19,358
Bonus
$15,000
Commission
$9,933
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Director, Product Development with Product Development skills is $124,504.
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$85k
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$125k
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MEDIAN $124,504
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Salary
$85k - $162k
Bonus
$4k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $29k
Commission
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$89k - $185k

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Job Description for Director, Product Development

Director, Product Development Tasks
  • Review new product ideas, present them to management, and work with other departments to determine feasibility.
  • Determine the cost of production.
  • Conduct market research to determine consumer needs and identify competitors.
  • Ensure products are produced according to design, quality, and price specifications.
  • Supervise product development process, coordinating department objectives and schedules.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Director, Product Development

Skills in People Management, Product Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Product Development

An early career Director, Product Development with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $99,748 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Director, Product Development with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,855 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Director, Product Development with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,767 based on 180 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $138,196.
Employees with Director, Product Development in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (13.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 392 survey responses.
Early Career
6.9%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
45.9%
Late Career
24.7%