Design Director salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$152,067
$25,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$177,567
Total Compensation
Median: $152K
Min: $120K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Design Director Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Design Director in Boston is $152,067. The average additional cash compensation for a Design Director in Boston is $25,500. The average total compensation for a Design Director in Boston is $177,567. Design Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Design Director employees in Boston.

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Total number of Tech companies in Boston
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Design Director Salary ranges

Average Design Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Design Director make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $185,000 on average.

Design Director Salary by gender

The average Design Director salary for women is $168,600 and the average Design Director salary for men is $140,500.

Design Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Design Director with 7+ years of experience is $156,111.

Average Design + UX salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $74,900
Min: $42K
Max: $100K
UI Designer $76,219
Min: $44K
Max: $110K
Art Director $89,417
Min: $57K
Max: $139K
Senior UI Designer $95,500
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
UX Designer $96,464
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
Product Designer $97,130
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
UX Researcher $109,167
Min: $103K
Max: $120K
Senior UX Designer $120,981
Min: $90K
Max: $210K
Creative Director $130,344
Min: $66K
Max: $210K
Design Director $152,067
Min: $120K
Max: $190K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $215,188
Min: $140K
Max: $400K

Skills that affect Design Director salaries in Boston

1
User Flows
5% have this skill
2
Prototyping
5% have this skill
3
Persona Definition
5% have this skill
4
User Interviews
5% have this skill
5
Information Architecture
5% have this skill
6
Product Design
5% have this skill

Recent Design Director salaries in Boston

$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Product Design Manager reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
>10 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boston
5-10 Reports
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Executive Director, Experience Design reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
>10 Reports
$122,000
Yearly Salary
A User Research & Analytics Manager reported a yearly salary of $122,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$138,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, UX & Design reported a yearly salary of $138,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $120,000
11-50 Employees
Boston
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