How much does a Design Manager make?

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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$106,028 /yr
Average Base Pay

892 salaries

$65K

Low

$106K

Average

$174K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Design Manager make? The national average salary for a Design Manager is $106,028 in United States. Filter by location to see Design Manager salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 892 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Design Manager employees.

What is the salary trajectory for a Design Manager?

$106,028 /yrDesign Manager
$143,422 /yrSenior Design Manager
$128,771 /yrLead Design Manager
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What are some related job titles for a Design Manager?

Design Strategist

$85,687

per year

Senior Design Manager

$143,422

per year

Creative Manager

$83,219

per year

Design Director

$139,546

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Design Manager in United States of America

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$82,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

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

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$4,000/yr

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

$112,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Design Manager with 7 to 9 years of experience

$95,326

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Design Manager with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$210,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$60,000/yr
Stock Bonus$300,000/yr

9 days ago by a User Experience Design Manager with 10 to 14 years of experience

$185,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$27,000/yr
Stock Bonus$30,000/yr

9 days ago by a Product Design Manager with 7 to 9 years of experience

$126,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$20,000/yr
Stock Bonus$5,000/yr

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

$162,520

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

9 days ago by a Design Manager with 4 to 6 years of experience

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AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Design Manager

$100,007

 /yr
Range: $95K - $115K

$95K

$115K

$94,858 - $114,565 Range

Gensler
4

Gensler

Design Manager

$96,510

 /yr
Range: $70K - $134K

$70K

$134K

$69,803 - $134,328 Range

Starbucks
3.8

Starbucks

Design Manager

$123,689

 /yr
Range: $76K - $207K

$76K

$207K

$76,205 - $206,594 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Design Manager

$140,899

 /yr
Range: $91K - $209K

$91K

$209K

$90,722 - $209,410 Range

WeWork
3.6

WeWork

Design Manager

$115,148

 /yr
Range: $91K - $146K

$91K

$146K

$91,343 - $146,427 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Design Manager

$150,737

 /yr
Range: $136K - $209K

$136K

$209K

$136,335 - $208,769 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Design Manager

$160,000

 /yr
Range: $106K - $353K

$106K

$353K

$106,450 - $352,524 Range

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Pearson
3.7

Pearson

Design Manager

$94,741

 /yr
Range: $82K - $101K

$82K

$101K

$81,784 - $101,407 Range

Almac Group
3.6

Almac Group

Design Manager

$80,576

 /yr
Range: $72K - $91K

$72K

$91K

$71,963 - $91,447 Range

Marvell Technology
4.4

Marvell Technology

Design Manager

$183,041

 /yr
Range: $139K - $245K

$139K

$245K

$138,542 - $244,954 Range

Disney Consumer Products
3.7

Disney Consumer Products

Design Manager

$105,512

 /yr
Range: $94K - $120K

$94K

$120K

$93,780 - $120,000 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Design Manager

$105,149

 /yr
Range: $93K - $144K

$93K

$144K

$93,361 - $144,365 Range

McGraw Hill
3.9

McGraw Hill

Design Manager

$90,218

 /yr
Range: $77K - $94K

$77K

$94K

$76,576 - $93,526 Range

Texas Instruments
4.2

Texas Instruments

Design Manager

$179,546

 /yr
Range: $118K - $208K

$118K

$208K

$118,334 - $207,518 Range

Estée Lauder Companies
4

Estée Lauder Companies

Design Manager

$96,101

 /yr
Range: $88K - $99K

$88K

$99K

$87,784 - $98,527 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Design Manager

$209,167

 /yr
Range: $146K - $220K

$146K

$220K

$146,451 - $220,344 Range

Procter & Gamble
4.2

Procter & Gamble

Design Manager

$78,434

 /yr
Range: $70K - $123K

$70K

$123K

$70,492 - $123,071 Range

Perkins & Will
4.1

Perkins & Will

Design Manager

$97,305

 /yr
Range: $83K - $108K

$83K

$108K

$82,865 - $108,315 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Design Manager

$110,023

 /yr
Range: $100K - $136K

$100K

$136K

$99,905 - $135,798 Range

Stantec
3.8

Stantec

Design Manager

$102,590

 /yr
Range: $72K - $131K

$72K

$131K

$72,491 - $130,881 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Design Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Design Manager is $106,028 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Design Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 892 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Design Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Design Manager in United States is $174,148 per year.

The lowest salary for a Design Manager in United States is $64,554 per year.

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