How much does a Design Manager make in the United States? The average Design Manager salary in the United States is $119,442 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $100,990 and $139,607. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Design Manager manages a team of designers and drafters that use computer aided design (CAD) for products. Ensures the drawings and designs are completed on time and adhere to the established specifications and standards. Being a Design Manager may prepare project schedules, bids, or proposals. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Design Manager typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Design Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Design Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Shutterfly, Inc. manufactures and retails personalized products primarily in the United States, Canada, and the European Community. The company operates through three reportable segments: Shutterfly Consumer, Lifetouch, and Shutterfly Business Solutions. The Shutterfly Consumer segment provides products, such as portra... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
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Skills associated with Design Manager: Technical Specification Design, Project Scheduling, Computer Aided Design (CAD), CAD Software ...More

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