Design Director Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Design Director make in District of Columbia? The average Design Director salary in District of Columbia is $174,062 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $143,089 and $196,108. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $143,089 10% $114,889 90% $216,180 75% $196,108 $174,062 50%(Median)
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Design Director directs and oversees a team of designers and drafters who use computer aided design (CAD) for product design. Develops, implements, and manages the company's design strategy. Being a Design Director knowledgeable about principles of design, construction, engineering, and building regulations. Ensures drawings and designs are completed on time and adhere to the established specifications and standards. Additionally, Design Director monitors the bid or proposal process to ensure organizational goals are met. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to top management. The Design Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Design Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $173,185 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $173,185 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $173,185 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $173,185 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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