DESIGN CHIEF SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$46,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$163,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Belcan
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a design chief make?
The national average salary for a Design Chief in the United States is $87,202 per year or $41.92 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $163,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $46,000 per year. States with the highest Design Chief salaries include North Dakota, Washington, Alaska, South Dakota, and Oregon. The typical tenure for a Design Chief is 3.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Design Chief Salary By Company

Design Chief jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Belcan and Steve Madden are the highest paying companies. Companies like Hanover Direct and Science Applications International ... also pay high salaries to their Design Chiefs.

Average Design Chief Salary By Location

Design Chiefs in the US makes an average salary of $87,202 per year or $41.92 per hour. Design Chiefs make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $124,024 per year. Even an entry-level Design Chief makes $63,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. North Dakota, Washington, Alaska, South Dakota, and Oregon are the top 5 highest earning states for Design Chiefs. On the other hand, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Hawaii report the lowest wages for Design Chiefs.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$124,024
2
Longmont, CO
$110,357
3
Washington, DC
$101,947
4
New York, NY
$101,638
5
Southfield, MI
$97,010

Average Design Chief Salary By Industry

Design Chief salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Non Profits companies, Manufacturing companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Design Chiefs. Salaries for Design Chiefs in Non Profits companies average $97,114 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Retail companies pay $94,781 and $92,913, respectively. The types of companies that pay Design Chiefs the least are in the Automotive industry, where the average annual salary is $75,650.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Non Profits
$97,114
2
Manufacturing
$94,781
3
Retail
$92,913
4
Professional
$80,709
5
Automotive
$75,650