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Design Manager Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$97,354 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Design Manager is $97,354 a year and $47 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Design Manager is between $68,932 and $120,631. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Design Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Manages the development and delivery of design services.
  • Develops expectations for content and quality of design at various stages of project.
  • Assures timely completion of design project.
Design Manager Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Commercial and Industrial Designers

Job family population: 31,250

Estimated population of Design Manager jobs: 516

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Design Manager Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Associate Design Manager
May 17
Compass is looking for an Associate Design Manager to join our team. Here is what we're looking for -- A strategic creative mind, adept at unpacking and resolving a challenge and eloquently ...
Sr Design Manager
May 18
Bellevue, WA, USA
We are looking for an experienced Senior Design Manager who has an impeccable attention to detail that can help craft a comprehensive design system for all our experiences. Bringing consistent ...
May 16
Seattle, WA, USA
Interior Talent, Inc.
As the manager of an Interior Design practice within a larger firm structure, the Managing Director will be responsible for engaging with clients, leading the development of scope and fee proposals ...
Principal Design Director
May 14
Bellevue, WA, USA
Principal Design Director for Dynamics 365 Due to the rapid expansion of the Microsoft's Cloud + AI ... You're fluent at communicating with product managers and developers as well as influencing your ...
Design Specialist (Mechanical) 2 (2019-047)
May 3
Kirkland, WA, USA
Manage and organize files using Microsoft windows explorer * Ability to take directions from team ... Design Specialist (Mechanical) 2 (2019-047) *Full-Time/Part-Time:* Full-Time
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