HEAD DESIGNER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$101,000
$63,000
Min 10%
$101,000
Median 50%
$161,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a head designer make?
Head Designers in the US make on average $101,446 annually or $48.77 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 98,000. The top 10 percent earn over $161,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $63,000 annually. Most Head Designer jobs are in Insurance companies and Internet companies. The best states for high paying Head Designer jobs are Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. The typical tenure for a Head Designer is 3.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Designer
$65,579

Average Head Designer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Head Designer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Head Designers are in Insurance companies and Internet companies. Head Designers at Facebook and Goldman Sachs report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like McKinsey & Company Inc. and Dow Jones report highly competitive salaries for Head Designers.

Average Head Designer Salary By Location

Head Designers in the United States of America make on average $101,446 a year or $48.77 per hour. Head Designers make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $135,224 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Head Designers is $75,000. Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming are the top 5 highest earning states for Head Designers. On the other hand, Missouri, Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, and Hawaii report the lowest wages for Head Designers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$135,224
2
Seattle, WA
$126,044
3
Portland, OR
$121,120
4
Salt Lake City, UT
$117,927
5
Denver, CO
$107,834

Average Head Designer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Head Designer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Internet companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Head Designers. Salaries for Head Designers in Manufacturing companies average $107,707 annually, while Internet companies and Retail companies pay $106,493 and $95,516, respectively. At $92,832, the average salary for Head Designers in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$107,707
2
Internet
$106,493
3
Retail
$95,516
4
Hospitality
$92,832

RECENTLY ADDED Head Designer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Klarity Intelligence, Inc.
Head of Legal Design
03/23/2019
$80,000
Even Responsible Finance, Inc.
Head of Design
03/21/2019
$157,394
Chanel, Inc.
Head of Visual Merchandising, Production and Design
03/14/2019
$260,000
Strivr Labs Inc.
Head of Design
03/08/2019
$190,000
Al Talent Inc.
Head of Product Design
03/07/2019
$160,000