How much does a Design Manager make?

Updated Aug 1, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$104,631 /yr
Average Base Pay

845 salaries

$64K

Low

$105K

Average

$172K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Design Manager is $104,631 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Design Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 845 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Design Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Design Manager$104,631 /yr
L3
Senior Design Manager$141,073 /yr
L4
Lead Design Manager$126,740 /yr
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AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Design Manager

$96,403

 /yr
Range: $91K - $110K
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$91K

$110K

$91,440 - $110,437 Range

Gensler
3.9

Gensler

Design Manager

$93,023

 /yr
Range: $68K - $129K

$68K

$129K

$68,472 - $129,487 Range

Starbucks
3.8

Starbucks

Design Manager

$116,769

 /yr
Range: $73K - $199K

$73K

$199K

$73,459 - $199,149 Range

WeWork
3.5

WeWork

Design Manager

$112,334

 /yr
Range: $88K - $141K

$88K

$141K

$88,051 - $141,151 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Design Manager

$137,023

 /yr
Range: $87K - $202K

$87K

$202K

$87,453 - $201,864 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Design Manager

$150,195

 /yr
Range: $131K - $201K

$131K

$201K

$131,422 - $201,247 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Design Manager

$147,274

 /yr
Range: $103K - $259K

$103K

$259K

$102,614 - $258,975 Range

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Marvell Technology
4.1

Marvell Technology

Design Manager

$176,446

 /yr
Range: $134K - $236K

$134K

$236K

$133,549 - $236,128 Range

Pearson
3.7

Pearson

Design Manager

$92,280

 /yr
Range: $78K - $100K

$78K

$100K

$78,449 - $100,430 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Design Manager

$101,360

 /yr
Range: $90K - $139K

$90K

$139K

$89,997 - $139,163 Range

McGraw Hill
3.8

McGraw Hill

Design Manager

$86,967

 /yr
Range: $74K - $100K

$74K

$100K

$73,829 - $99,525 Range

Estée Lauder Companies
4

Estée Lauder Companies

Design Manager

$92,638

 /yr
Range: $85K - $95K

$85K

$95K

$84,620 - $94,976 Range

Texas Instruments
4.2

Texas Instruments

Design Manager

$172,931

 /yr
Range: $114K - $200K

$114K

$200K

$114,070 - $200,000 Range

Disney Consumer Products
3.6

Disney Consumer Products

Design Manager

$107,459

 /yr
Range: $90K - $140K

$90K

$140K

$90,400 - $140,375 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Design Manager

$201,630

 /yr
Range: $141K - $212K

$141K

$212K

$141,173 - $212,404 Range

Procter & Gamble
4.2

Procter & Gamble

Design Manager

$75,608

 /yr
Range: $68K - $119K

$68K

$119K

$67,952 - $118,637 Range

Perkins & Will
3.8

Perkins & Will

Design Manager

$93,799

 /yr
Range: $80K - $104K

$80K

$104K

$79,879 - $104,412 Range

Comcast
3.9

Comcast

Design Manager

$106,058

 /yr
Range: $96K - $131K

$96K

$131K

$96,305 - $130,905 Range

Facebook
4.4

Facebook

Design Manager

$205,014

 /yr
Range: $143K - $264K

$143K

$264K

$143,319 - $264,239 Range

Almac Group
3.4

Almac Group

Design Manager

$77,653

 /yr
Range: $70K - $83K

$70K

$83K

$70,000 - $82,695 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Design Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Design Manager is $104,631 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Design Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 845 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Design Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Design Manager in United States is $172,195 per year.

The lowest salary for a Design Manager in United States is $63,577 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent design manager salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$193,000
per year
A Product Design Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $193,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Design Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$1k stock bonus
$500 profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$180,000
per year
A RTL Design Manager in the East Liverpool, OH Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
East Liverpool, OH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$180,000
per year
A RTL Design Manager in the East Liverpool, OH Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
East Liverpool, OH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Media Design Manager in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Design Manager in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Design Manager in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$104,000
per year
A Construction Design Manager in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $104,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Design Manager in the Greenville, SC Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Greenville, SC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private