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Design director salary in United States

How much does a Design Director make in the United States?

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The average salary for a design director is $100,178 per year in the United States. 160 salaries reported, updated at November 24, 2022

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Top companies for Design Directors in United States

  1. Siegel+Gale
    7 reviews5 salaries reported
    $170,629per year
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Highest paying cities for Design Directors near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $125,410 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $118,672 per year
    21 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $117,142 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $112,451 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $111,054 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $107,495 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Portland, OR
    $106,615 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $106,538 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Beaverton, OR
    $102,128 per year
    8 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Design Directors

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 36 ratings

69% of Design Directors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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