Average Director, Product Development with Design Skills Salary

$114,730
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$19,231
Bonus
$26,531
Commission
$10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Director, Product Development with Design skills is $114,730.
10%
$74k
10%
$115k
50%
$158k
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MEDIAN $114,730
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Salary
$74k - $158k
Bonus
$2k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $11k
Commission
$0 - $27k
Total Pay
$78k - $175k

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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 Product Development, People Management, Product Management, Project Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $98,440 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Director, Product Development with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,480 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Director, Product Development with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,956 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,992.
Employees with Director, Product Development in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 30.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.3% more) and San Francisco, California (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (19.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Early Career
7.5%
Mid Career
31.1%
Experienced
38.7%
Late Career
22.6%