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Gensler
4.0

Gensler

Design Director

$124,909

 /yr
Range: $97K - $187K

$97K

$187K

$96,784 - $186,888 Range

NIKE
4.1

NIKE

Design Director

$177,888

 /yr
Range: $156K - $200K

$156K

$200K

$156,487 - $199,639 Range

R/GA
3.9

R/GA

Design Director

$133,487

 /yr
Range: $102K - $166K

$102K

$166K

$101,849 - $166,307 Range

IDEO
4.0

IDEO

Design Director

$164,606

 /yr
Range: $140K - $209K

$140K

$209K

$140,000 - $208,930 Range

Ralph Lauren
3.8

Ralph Lauren

Design Director

$134,209

 /yr
Range: $102K - $184K

$102K

$184K

$101,737 - $183,761 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Design Director

$207,309

 /yr
Range: $175K - $297K

$175K

$297K

$174,956 - $296,780 Range

WeWork
3.6

WeWork

Design Director

$179,916

 /yr
Range: $148K - $211K

$148K

$211K

$147,705 - $211,382 Range

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USAA
3.6

USAA

Design Director

$171,885

 /yr
Range: $142K - $199K

$142K

$199K

$142,351 - $199,203 Range

Estée Lauder Companies
4.0

$124,145

 /yr
Range: $105K - $176K

$105K

$176K

$105,194 - $176,000 Range

LPK
3.1

LPK

Design Director

$91,960

 /yr
Range: $63K - $112K

$63K

$112K

$62,774 - $112,288 Range

J. C. Penney
3.4

J. C. Penney

Design Director

$220,788

 /yr
Range: $191K - $292K

$191K

$292K

$191,443 - $292,204 Range

Landor & Fitch
3.8

Landor & Fitch

Design Director

$120,848

 /yr
Range: $80K - $153K

$80K

$153K

$80,407 - $153,386 Range

Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Design Director

$127,076

 /yr
Range: $84K - $157K

$84K

$157K

$83,693 - $156,515 Range

Abercrombie & Fitch
3.7

Abercrombie & Fitch

Design Director

$170,569

 /yr
Range: $128K - $285K

$128K

$285K

$127,655 - $284,751 Range

Sears
3.3

Sears

Design Director

$162,311

 /yr
Range: $130K - $178K

$130K

$178K

$129,524 - $178,475 Range

Sterling Brands
3.8

Sterling Brands

Design Director

$133,690

 /yr
Range: $99K - $148K

$99K

$148K

$99,349 - $148,052 Range

Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Design Director

$147,420

 /yr
Range: $120K - $191K

$120K

$191K

$120,314 - $191,138 Range

Gap
3.7

Gap

Design Director

$187,011

 /yr
Range: $182K - $258K

$182K

$258K

$181,859 - $258,392 Range

Capital One
4.2

Capital One

Design Director

$208,769

 /yr
Range: $173K - $214K

$173K

$214K

$173,041 - $214,419 Range

Addison Design
2.9

Addison Design

Design Director

$114,499

 /yr
Range: $103K - $168K

$103K

$168K

$103,088 - $167,665 Range

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$160,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$24,000/yr

8 days ago by a Director, Design with more than 15 years of experience

$135,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Design Director with 10 to 14 years of experience

$285,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$25,000/yr

13 days ago by a Denim Design Director with more than 15 years of experience

$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Design Director with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$105,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Design Director with 10 to 14 years of experience

$208,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$40,000/yr
Stock Bonus$40,000/yr

15 days ago by a Design Director with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Design Director salaries

The national average salary for a Design Director is $139,546 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Design Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1087 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Design Director employees.

The highest salary for a Design Director in United States is $222,343 per year.

The lowest salary for a Design Director in United States is $87,581 per year.

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