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Design director salary in Washington, DC

How much does a Design Director make in Washington, DC?

Average base salary

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The average salary for a design director is $117,148 per year in Washington, DC. 5 salaries reported, updated at August 26, 2022

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Top companies for Design Directors in Washington, DC

  1. Siegel+Gale
    7 reviews5 salaries reported
    $175,466per year
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Highest paying cities for Design Directors near Washington, DC

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $123,823 per year
    17 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $117,342 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $117,148 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $111,108 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $109,868 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $108,048 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $105,875 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Portland, OR
    $105,592 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $105,015 per year
    7 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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