Average Director Of Product Development Salary
$143,000 yearly
$68.75 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$95,000
10 %
$143,000
Median
$213,000
90 %
What Is The Average Director Of Product Development Salary?
The average director of product development salary is $143,004 per year, or $68.75 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $95,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $213,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Virginia, Connecticut, Maryland, and New York provide the highest director of product development salaries.

Average Director Of Product Development Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where directors of product development earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Director Of Product Development average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$122,678
$58.98
Alaska
$108,229
$52.03
Arizona
$95,983
$46.15
Arkansas
$144,485
$69.46
California
$149,099
$71.68
Colorado
$130,375
$62.68
Connecticut
$152,840
$73.48
Delaware
$139,420
$67.03
District of Columbia
$138,330
$66.50
Florida
$101,413
$48.76
Georgia
$131,690
$63.31
Hawaii
$94,470
$45.42
Idaho
$110,401
$53.08
Illinois
$123,748
$59.49
Indiana
$116,506
$56.01
Iowa
$108,471
$52.15
Kansas
$126,933
$61.03
Kentucky
$113,989
$54.80
Louisiana
$110,334
$53.05
Maine
$101,447
$48.77
Maryland
$151,531
$72.85
Massachusetts
$122,989
$59.13
Michigan
$146,236
$70.31
Minnesota
$131,073
$63.02
Mississippi
$78,885
$37.93
Missouri
$123,254
$59.26
Montana
$146,100
$70.24
Nebraska
$107,620
$51.74
Nevada
$136,057
$65.41
New Hampshire
$112,440
$54.06
New Jersey
$148,397
$71.34
New Mexico
$114,541
$55.07
New York
$151,029
$72.61
North Carolina
$145,856
$70.12
North Dakota
$102,927
$49.48
Ohio
$132,389
$63.65
Oklahoma
$99,069
$47.63
Oregon
$136,908
$65.82
Pennsylvania
$135,786
$65.28
Rhode Island
$138,356
$66.52
South Carolina
$111,364
$53.54
South Dakota
$146,858
$70.60
Tennessee
$104,449
$50.22
Texas
$139,435
$67.04
Utah
$95,278
$45.81
Vermont
$96,487
$46.39
Virginia
$158,806
$76.35
Washington
$162,460
$78.11
West Virginia
$149,852
$72.04
Wisconsin
$132,230
$63.57
Wyoming
$82,341
$39.59

How much should you get paid?

Tell us about yourself to get a free, personalized Zippia Salary Report and suggestions on how to increase your pay.

Highest Paying Cities For Director Of Product Development

0 selections
CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Bellevue, WA
$173,746
$83.53
San Francisco, CA
$170,105
$81.78
Reston, VA
$168,273
$80.90
New York, NY
$157,667
$75.80
Jersey City, NJ
$152,952
$73.53
Cary, NC
$151,961
$73.06

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

See what's out there.

Average Director Of Product Development Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $143,000
    $68.75
    +1.5%
    2020
    $141,000
    $67.70
    +0.8%
    2019
    $140,000
    $67.16
    +1.9%
    2018
    $137,000
    $65.92
    +1.3%
    2017
    $135,000
    $65.09
    +3.1%

    How Much Do Directors Of Product Development Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a director of product development can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for directors of product development tend to be found in technology, media, and manufacturing companies. In fact, directors of product development can make a yearly salary of $142,018 while working for technology companies.
    RankIndustryAverage Director Of Product Development SalaryDirector Of Product Development Salary Range
    1
    Technology
    $142,018
    $66k
    $174k
    2
    Media
    $141,828
    $66k
    $174k
    3
    Manufacturing
    $131,313
    $66k
    $174k
    4
    Retail
    $114,088
    $66k
    $174k
    5
    Health Care
    $90,597
    $66k
    $174k

    High Paying Director Of Product Development Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Product Management Director

    Avg. salary: $162,755

    A Product Management Director is responsible for a business product planning as well as execution throughout the life cycle of the business. They create the product strategy and requirements, develop and execute tactical plans, and maintain product and market knowledge.
    111,671 Product Management Director Jobs
    Development & Program Manager

    Avg. salary: $95,625

    The responsibilities of a development and program manager depend on one's place or industry of employment. Typically, they are in charge of overseeing the operations behind various projects and programs, ensuring everything is running smoothly and efficiently. They must also devise new strategies to improve workforce performance and services, identify new opportunities for profit growth, and determine the needs of clients. Furthermore, as a manager, it is essential to lead and encourage the team in the joint effort to reach goals, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    116,605 Development & Program Manager Jobs
    Product Manager

    Avg. salary: $118,440

    A product manager is responsible for ensuring product development, providing the best marketing strategies, and effectively handling the sales and marketing team. Product managers' duties include monitoring the market trends and conditions, identifying business opportunities and plan initiatives, and collaborating the product launch process with the appropriate departments. A product manager is also responsible for generating ideas on improving product features, determining timetables and reasonable pricing, and analyzing product sales. A product manager must have excellent strategic and decision-making skills to contribute to its growth and profitability.
    86,729 Product Manager Jobs
    Product Owner

    Avg. salary: $101,698

    Product owners are at the forefront of an organization's development cycle. They have various duties and responsibilities, which include ensuring that the value of products created by the development team is maximized, creating a vision and defining the goals for development projects, and working closely with all stakeholders. As the product owner, you are responsible for ensuring that the development team maintains a consistent vision and overseeing the product backlog. You are also expected to supervise the actual product development stages and anticipate the needs of clients.
    75,290 Product Owner Jobs
    Product Lead

    Avg. salary: $110,145

    A product lead is responsible for monitoring the development of new products and services of an organization, starting from brand conceptualization to official market release and distribution. Product leads identify effective product management by conducting data analysis and evaluating market statistics of customer demands. They coordinate with the clients on their specifications and requirements, including the budget limit and timely deliverables. A product lead manages the brand promotion on media platforms, creating content that adheres to the target audience.
    62,728 Product Lead Jobs
    Development Manager

    Avg. salary: $118,814

    A development manager is responsible for assisting existing clients or potential clients of the services they need. A development manager serves as the initial point of contact for the clients to answer their inquiries and concerns before proceeding with a contract. Development managers usually arrange meetings with clients, analyze business opportunities, improve marketing initiatives to attract clients, research the industry's latest trends, create proposals, and assist in training new staff members. A development manager must have excellent communication and leadership skills to handle staff performance and build professional relationships with clients.
    72,616 Development Manager Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Directors Of Product Development The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like AT&T; and Verizon Communications as they offer the highest salaries for directors of product development.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Director Of Product Development SalaryDirector Of Product Development Salary Range
    1AT&T
    4.7
    $222,080
    $160k
    $247k
    2Verizon Communications
    4.7
    $222,052
    $160k
    $247k
    3Cincinnati Bell
    4.8
    $218,015
    $160k
    $247k
    421st Century Newspapers
    4.4
    $205,302
    $160k
    $247k
    5Salesforce
    4.8
    $201,873
    $160k
    $247k
    6Lumentum Holdings
    4.8
    $197,903
    $160k
    $247k

    Recently Added Director Of Product Development Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Cimetrics, Inc.
    Director, Product Development
    Director, Product Development
    Malden, MA
    03/24/2021
    $133,000
    03/24/2021
    Director, Product Development
    Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
    03/18/2021
    $143,936
    03/18/2021
    Infinite Biomedical Technologies, LLC
    Director of Product Development
    Director of Product Development
    Baltimore, MD
    03/17/2021
    $115,000
    03/17/2021
    Director, Product Development & Enablement
    Addison, TX
    03/16/2021
    $148,013
    03/16/2021
    Kitchen 51 Ventures, Inc.
    Director of Product Development
    Director of Product Development
    San Mateo, CA
    03/05/2021
    $130,000
    03/05/2021
    Director, Product Development/Operations
    Somerset, NJ
    03/04/2021
    $150,000
    03/04/2021
    Director, Product Development
    New York
    03/01/2021
    $153,275
    03/01/2021
    Prothera Inc.
    Director of Formulation and Product Development
    Director of Formulation and Product Development
    Reno, NV
    02/23/2021
    $160,000
    02/23/2021
    Interior Define
    Director of Product Development & Sourcing
    Director of Product Development & Sourcing
    Chicago, IL
    01/15/2021
    $135,000
    01/15/2021
    Associate Director, Product Development Analytics
    Redwood City, CA
    01/08/2021
    $175,000
    01/08/2021

    Average Director Of Product Development Salary by Demographic

    Director Of Product Development Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $143,354
    female-income
    Female Income
    $133,434
    Median Director Of Product Development Income by Race
    Asian directors of product development have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american directors of product development have the lowest average salary at $127,567.
    $153,000
    $148,000
    $143,000
    $138,000
    $133,000
    $128,000
    $123,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$141,241
    White$137,403
    Black or African American$127,567
    Asian$149,194
    Hispanic or Latino$136,564
    Average Director Of Product Development Salary by Education Level
    $159,000
    $154,000
    $149,000
    $144,000
    $139,000
    $134,000
    $129,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$154,208
    Bachelor's Degree$133,434