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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Product Designer Salary

$100,849 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$48.49 hourly

Entry level Salary
$65,000 yearly
$65,000
10 %
$100,849
Median
$154,000
90 %

How much does a Product Designer make?

Product designers make $100,849 per year on average, or $48.49 per hour, in the United States. Product designers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $65,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $154,000.

Location impacts how much a product designer can expect to make. Product designers make the most in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and New Mexico.

Highest Paying States For Product Designers

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

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Product Designer average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Arizona$100,073$48.11993
2New Mexico$102,242$49.15261
3Oregon$114,211$54.91441
4Arkansas$94,403$45.39357
5Washington$113,088$54.37791
6Wyoming$90,231$43.3891
7California$115,443$55.503,257
8Maine$89,946$43.24208
9North Dakota$93,454$44.93124
10Iowa$93,196$44.81461
11Michigan$83,999$40.381,253
12Idaho$103,397$49.7182
13Vermont$97,695$46.9748
14Massachusetts$90,540$43.53751
15New Hampshire$87,530$42.08124
16District of Columbia$88,054$42.33221
17Tennessee$80,151$38.53656
18Kansas$77,923$37.46434
19Colorado$79,254$38.101,137
20Utah$84,314$40.54248
21Texas$76,730$36.893,356
22Pennsylvania$75,443$36.271,842
23South Dakota$78,206$37.60120
24Nevada$75,890$36.49304
25North Carolina$81,834$39.34599
26Montana$83,647$40.2154
27Rhode Island$81,282$39.0882
28Alabama$76,423$36.74390
29Missouri$75,430$36.26756
30Nebraska$72,888$35.04310
31Kentucky$73,829$35.49445
32New York$81,723$39.291,248
33Virginia$72,597$34.901,690
34New Jersey$83,636$40.21390
35Indiana$72,409$34.81770
36Alaska$72,017$34.62106
37Wisconsin$68,079$32.73975
38West Virginia$73,748$35.46131
39Louisiana$73,554$35.36281
40Ohio$69,170$33.251,294
41Connecticut$77,914$37.46227
42Florida$66,006$31.732,187
43Minnesota$76,116$36.59438
44Illinois$75,817$36.45771
45Georgia$58,940$28.341,916
46Oklahoma$71,246$34.25254
47Maryland$64,612$31.06986
48Mississippi$68,774$33.06171
49South Carolina$61,426$29.53511
50Hawaii$66,526$31.9892
51Delaware$70,472$33.8864

Highest Paying Cities For Product Designers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Francisco, CA$129,917$62.46
2Seattle, WA$114,487$55.04
3Portland, OR$113,267$54.46
4Phoenix, AZ$100,739$48.43
5Cambridge, MA$90,645$43.58
6Portland, ME$90,634$43.57
7Washington, DC$88,053$42.33
8Albany, NY$84,930$40.83
9Salt Lake City, UT$84,218$40.49
10Charlotte, NC$82,300$39.57
11Pawtucket, RI$81,419$39.14
12Boulder, CO$79,279$38.11
13Dallas, TX$78,916$37.94
14Minneapolis, MN$76,065$36.57
15Chicago, IL$75,971$36.52

Product Designer Salary Details

Product Designer Salary

What is a Product Designer's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$154,000$12,833$74
75th Percentile$126,000$10,500$61
Average$100,849$8,404$48
25th Percentile$80,000$6,667$38
10th Percentile$65,000$5,417$31

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Computer Aided Design Designer$59,265$4,939$28.4992,503
Industrial Design Internship$40,322$3,360$19.3998,331
Mechanical Designer$61,635$5,136$29.6365,748
Lighting Designer$65,402$5,450$31.4446,203
Designer$70,703$5,892$33.9952,433
Industrial Designer$75,705$6,309$36.4054,012

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Lyft Jobs (33)
  2. Microsoft Jobs (81)
  3. Meta Jobs (717)
  4. VMware Jobs (47)
  5. Twitter Jobs (42)

Which Companies Pay Product Designers The Most?

The highest paying companies for product designers are Lyft and Microsoft according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Chegg and Evernote report highly competitive wages for product designers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Lyft$164,493$79.082
2Microsoft$160,381$77.11220
3Chegg$159,535$76.704
4Evernote$157,454$75.70
5Meta$156,847$75.413073
6Flexport$151,568$72.878
7Box$149,925$72.088
8Google$147,275$70.81306
9Scribd$145,143$69.781
10VMware$144,743$69.59271
11Grubhub$143,556$69.029
12Pluralsight$143,261$68.881
13Asana$142,975$68.746
14Uber Technologies$141,584$68.071
15Postmates$140,600$67.60
16New Relic$140,382$67.49114
17Cloudflare$139,015$66.831
18Lattice Semiconductor$137,958$66.332
19Flipboard$135,715$65.251
20Duolingo$134,829$64.8227

How Much Do Product Designers Make In Different Industries?

Product designer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the professional, telecommunication, and technology industries tend to offer much higher salaries for product designers. For example, product designers make a whopping average salary of $156,482 while working in the professional industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $154,565 in the telecommunication industry and $102,469 in the technology industry.

Product designers may want to avoid working in the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $90,189.

Highest Paying Industries For Product Designers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Professional$156,482$75.23
2Telecommunication$154,565$74.31
3Technology$102,469$49.26
4Automotive$96,993$46.63
5Manufacturing$92,642$44.54
6Retail$90,189$43.36

High Paying Product Designer Jobs

Product Designer Salary Trends

Average Product Designer Salary Over Time

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

    Product Designer Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$101,000$48.48+3.8%
    2021$97,000$46.62+3.3%
    2020$93,700$45.07+0.9%
    2019$92,900$44.65-2.8%
    2018$95,400$45.88+1.0%

    Recently Added Product Designer Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Collective HealthLead Product DesignerKane, IL06/02/2022$141,600
    Collective HealthLead Product DesignerSan Mateo, CA06/02/2022$141,600
    VigetProduct Designer-Durham, NC (On-Site, Remote, or Hybrid)Durham, NC06/01/2022$95,000
    VigetProduct Designer-Boulder, Co (On-Site, Remote, or Hybrid)Boulder, CO06/01/2022$95,000
    VigetProduct Designer-Falls Church, VA (On-Site, Remote, or Hybrid)Falls Church, VA06/01/2022$95,000
    Hinge HealthLead Product Designer, Care ProductsPortland, NY05/31/2022$132,600
    DrizlyProduct Designer, Design Systems (Remote)Boston, MA05/31/2022$100,000
    Express Employment ProfessionalsCustomer Service-Product Designer (TB)Holland, OH05/31/2022$35,479
    Collective HealthLead Product DesignerCove, UT05/31/2022$141,600
    DiscordProduct Designer, Creator RevenueSan Francisco, CA05/31/2022$108,000

    Product Designer Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Product Designers the most?

    California pays Product Designers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $115,443 per year, or $55.50 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Product Designer?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Product Designer if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Oregon you should be paid close to $114,211 per year.

    What type of Product Designer gets paid the most?

    Senior Designer gets paid the most. Senior Designer made a median salary of $94,447. The best-paid 10 percent make $115,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $77,000.

    Do product designers get paid well?

    Yes, product designers get paid well. The national average for product designers is $98,071 a year. However, a product designer has the potential to earn upwards of $200,000 a year. Factors such as the company and location of the position all impact earning potential.

    How much do junior product designers make?

    Junior product designers make an average of $52,179 a year. The range typically falls between $45,000 and $115,000 a year. There is an excellent opportunity to begin earning some serious money after a few years. The average salary for a more experienced project designer is around $100,000 a year.

    Where are product designers paid the most?

    Product designers are paid the most in California. A product designer working at Dropbox has the potential to earn the most money. Factors such as the type of company and location also play a significant role in how much a product designer can make.

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