2019 Design Director Salary Boston | Built In Boston
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Visual Designer
Boston
Boston

Design Director salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$159,000
$37,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$196,500
Total Compensation
Median: $159K
Min: $120K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Design Director Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Design Director in Boston is $159,000. The average additional cash compensation for a Design Director in Boston is $37,500. The average total compensation for a Design Director in Boston is $196,500. Design Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Design Director employees in Boston.

Boston by the numbers

1,553
Total number of Tech companies in Boston
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Total number of tech users on Built In Boston
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Boston Companies with the Highest Design + UX Salaries

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
+44
AdTech, Digital Media

Design Director Salary ranges

The most common Design Director salary in Boston is between $180k - $190k.

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

Design Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Design Director with 7+ years of experience is $185,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $75,571
Min: $45K
Max: $99K
UI Designer $76,272
Min: $44K
Max: $110K
Art Director $87,269
Min: $57K
Max: $139K
Product Designer $93,500
Min: $60K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $95,333
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
Senior UI Designer $98,200
Min: $90K
Max: $125K
Senior UX Designer $110,737
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Creative Director $129,903
Min: $66K
Max: $210K
Design Director $159,000
Min: $120K
Max: $190K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $210,615
Min: $140K
Max: $400K

Design Director jobs in Boston
3

Product Design Director, Sportsbook

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+16
Provide art direction to designers, writers, developers, and UX specialists. Contribute strategic ideas and innovative thinking to meet market changes, reach business objectives, address competitive threats, and support strategic plans. Manage the Visual UI Design team, including organizational alignment, recruiting, professional training, performance reviews, setting objectives, and more. Build strong, collaborative business partnerships with key departments.

Director of User Experience, Product

Greater Boston Area
4 days ago
+44
WordStream is looking for a User Experience leader to bring customer empathy, customer inspiration and creative drive to not just our product team, but WordStream as a whole. This position calls for an inspiring leader with a collaborative spirit and the ability to strategize and supervise creative and innovative cross-platform solutions through design-thinking philosophy. The right candidate has led and developed teams of 6+ designers, pushing their creativity as well as developing their skills. To succeed in this role, you’ll draw on your product design experience, technical knowledge, execution rigor, creative-problem solving skills and people and process management experience. You must be steeped in user research methods and employ creative ways to ensure the voice of the customer permeates everything you do. You must thrive off customer inspiration and drive the implementation of a phenomenal user experience in service of an ever more effective product. A cool head and a smart sense of humor wouldn’t hurt either.

Design Director

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+45
As our Design Director, you’ll inspire and delight others with powerful visual storytelling that showcases the evolution of our brand across our ecosystem of products, but you won’t stop there. You’re right for this role if you love to roll up your sleeves and lead the development of the design systems that enable product designers and engineers alike; if you love all aspects of design, and are deeply passionate about well-crafted experiences; if you care just as deeply about human language as you do about form and function, always keeping a user first mindset; and if you can’t wait to build an effective team.

Skills that affect Design Director salaries in Boston

1
Adobe Creative Suite
7% have this skill
2
Interaction Design
7% have this skill
3
Iconography
7% have this skill
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Visual Design
7% have this skill
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Responsive Design
7% have this skill
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Usability Testing
7% have this skill

Recent Design Director salaries in Boston

$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
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $130,000
11-50 Employees
Boston
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $150,000
51-200 Employees
Boston
$154,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $154,000
51-200 Employees
Boston
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $180,000
51-200 Employees
Boston
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $142,000
500+ Employees
Boston
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