Project Manager/Design Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$49,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$119,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The Walt Disney Company
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a project manager/design manager make?
Project Manager/Design Managers in America make, on average, $76,919 a year or $36.98 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $119,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $49,000 per year. Most Project Manager/Design Manager jobs are in Professional companies and Construction companies. The best states for high paying Project Manager/Design Manager jobs are Hawaii, New Jersey, California, New York, and Montana. Most Project Manager/Design Managers spend 3.8 years in the position.

Average Project Manager/Design Manager Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Project Manager/Design Manager in the USA is $76,919 annually or $36.98 hourly. Project Manager/Design Managers make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $93,378 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Project Manager/Design Managers is $49,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Project Manager/Design Manager salaries are Hawaii, New Jersey, California, New York, and Montana. The lowest earning states are Wisconsin, Indiana, Florida, Mississippi, and Nebraska.

Map of Project Manager/Design Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Project Manager/Design Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Project Manager/Design Manager Salary By Company

Project Manager/Design Managers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Project Manager/Design Managers are in Professional companies and Construction companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Project Manager/Design Managers are The Walt Disney Company and CA Technologies. Companies like KLA and The Related Companies also report very competitive wages for Project Manager/Design Managers.

Average Project Manager/Design Manager Pay By Industry

Project Manager/Design Manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Telecommunication companies, and Construction companies pay their Project Manager/Design Managers well. Salaries for Project Manager/Design Managers in Retail companies average $80,290 annually, while Telecommunication companies and Construction companies pay $78,938 and $74,563, respectively. The average salary for Project Manager/Design Managers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $71,324.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$80,290
$80k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$78,938
$79k
Construction
Construction
$74,563
$75k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$72,655
$73k
Professional
Professional
$71,324
$71k

Project Manager/Design Manager Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Project Manager/Design Manager Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Project Manager/Design Manager can range from $46,167 to $106,526 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Project Manager/Design Manager Salaries

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$90,000
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$73,045
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$65,000
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$200,000
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