Product Design Manager Salary
Earnings for Product Design Managers in the United States come in at around $79K per year on average. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Men working as Product Design Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$51,213 - $170,299|
|Bonus||$2,483 - $22,468|
|Total Pay (||$51,007 - $170,801|
Job Description for Product Design Manager
Duties of a product design manager include hiring and supervising staff, implementing appropriate staff training, and assessing the accuracy of work produced by their work group. Product design managers spend a great deal of the work day coordinating with other teams on projects and directing general operations, product testing, and quality assurance. Product design managers may also propose budgets for upcoming projects. The most important attribute for a product design manager is the ability to coordinate and plan projects, keeping their work group in line with the predetermined goals and deadlines.Read More...
Product design managers generally work full time in an office setting, with occasional trips to industrial work sites to directly oversee construction. Product design managers work with - and oversee - a group of designers, but they may also coordinate with managers from other departments such as production and marketing. Additionally, they may need to communicate directly with contractors and suppliers of equipment and materials. Product design managers are hired by many different kinds of firms, although the majority of product design managers work in manufacturing and architectural engineering.
Product design managers are generally required to have five or more years of design experience, with at least two years of experience in a supervisory role related to product design. A bachelor’s degree in an engineering specialty is generally needed as well, although some employers may require a master’s or professional degree. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Product Design Manager Tasks
- Create strategies for design creation and implementation of products through cross team collaboration and stakeholder analysis.
- Support product designers through coaching, training, and escalation management.
- Create, proof, and evaluate designs for impact, policy adherence, and ROI.
- Establish and align project timelines in accordance with up and downstream dependencies.
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Pay by Experience Level for Product Design Manager
Pay by Experience for a Product Design Manager has a negative trend. An entry-level Product Design Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Product 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 $93,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Product Design Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 22 salaries. A Product 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 $66,000 based on 7 salaries.
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