Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Design Manager make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$108,279 / yrTotal Pay
$89,406 / yrBase Pay
$18,872 / yrAdditional Pay

$108,279

 / yr
$63K$260K
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The estimated total pay for a Design Manager is $108,279 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $89,406 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,872 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$108,279 /yr
Design Manager
$130,711 /yr
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$128,332 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Design Manager?

Some related job titles are Design Strategist Salaries with median pay of $94,883, Senior Design Manager Salaries with median pay of $130,711, Creative Manager Salaries with median pay of $98,782, Design Director Salaries with median pay of $131,332.

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What is the pay outlook for Arts & Design?

Jobs in arts & design are growing due to increased access to remote work. These jobs often require a bachelor’s degree and technical skills such as graphic design software, web-development and research. Salaries vary, as jobs tend to be short-term and contractual, offering workers flexible schedules and the opportunity to manage multiple projects at once.

Recent design manager Salaries

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Design Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$130,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Product Design Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$364,000

/yr

$220K | $144K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Product Design Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$185,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Design Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$95,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Design Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$108,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Manager of Design

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$78,500

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Design Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$90,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Design Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$97,000

/yr

$87K | $11K

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Product Design Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$80,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago

Design Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Design Manager is $89,406 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Design Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1627 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Design Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Design Manager in United States is $133,353 per year.

The lowest salary for a Design Manager in United States is $59,942 per year.

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