2019 Design Director Salary Boston (Updated Daily) | Built In Boston
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Boston
Boston

Design Director salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$156,900
$25,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$181,900
Total Compensation
Median: $157K
Min: $120K
Max: $190K

How Much Does a Design Director Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Design Director in Boston is $156,900. The average additional cash compensation for a Design Director in Boston is $25,000. The average total compensation for a Design Director in Boston is $181,900. Design Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Design Director employees in Boston.

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Design Director jobs in Boston
5

Product Design Director, Sportsbook

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+24
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.

Senior Motion Design Manager

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+24
We’re growing quickly and are searching for a Senior Motion Design Manager to play a key role within the in-house agency. You will help your team deliver high-performance creative and engaging storytelling to build the DraftKings brand. Working closely with the in-house agency, you will craft unique concepts for use across a variety of media including broadcast, digital, out-of-home, in-app, and more. 

Director of User Experience

Greater Boston Area
5 days ago
+36
About Hopper At Hopper, we’re on a mission to make booking travel faster, easier, and more transparent. We are leveraging the power that comes from combining massive amounts of data and machine learning to build the world’s fastest-growing travel app -- one that enables our customers to save money and travel more. With over $235M CAD in funding from leading investors in both Canada and the US, Hopper is primed to continue its path toward becoming

Director of Design, Marketing

Somerville
3 days ago
+11
Owl Labs is looking for a strategic and driven Director of Design to join Owl Labs’ Marketing Team. This person will own and lead all design for Owl Labs' brand and marketing, and the ideal person will know how direct design decisions while also rolling up his or her sleeves to make it all happen. The right person is a dreamer and a do-er.  As a rapidly growing startup, our new Director of Design will be joining Owl Labs at a crucial time of the company’s growth. Owl Labs’ approachable and sleek brand has been a key asset to the company’s success, and this person is expected to take it to the next level.  The right person is a growth-focused individual, excited by the opportunity of ownership and is ready to flex his or her own design skills on the daily.

Product Design Manager

Greater Boston Area
1 day ago
+21
The Predictive Index is hiring a Lead User Experience (UX) Designer who will take ownership in developing best-in-class user experiences and will drive innovation in a fast-paced environment. This hands-on role provides the opportunity to be a UX thought leader, deliver exceptional user experiences driven by customer data/insights and business goals, solve complex business problems through design thinking, lead and inspire a small team, and work directly with amazing clients. The job will be irresistible to someone who is passionate about designing and delivering high impact products to a large client base, has a thirst for continuous learning, fearless in making decisions, is intellectually curious and intrigued by human behavior and organizational psychology, and is inspired by PI’s “better work, better world” mission.

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 $173,250.

Average Design + UX salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
UI Designer $76,272
Min: $44K
Max: $110K
Visual Designer $76,667
Min: $45K
Max: $99K
Art Director $87,269
Min: $57K
Max: $139K
Senior UI Designer $93,500
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Product Designer $94,054
Min: $60K
Max: $130K
UX Designer $95,762
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
Senior UX Designer $115,792
Min: $90K
Max: $170K
Creative Director $130,688
Min: $66K
Max: $210K
Design Director $156,900
Min: $120K
Max: $190K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $213,867
Min: $140K
Max: $400K

Boston Companies with the Highest Design + UX Salaries

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Skills that affect Design Director salaries in Boston

1
Adobe Creative Suite
8% have this skill
2
Wireframing
8% have this skill
3
User Flows
8% have this skill
4
Iconography
8% have this skill
5
Visual Design
8% have this skill
6
Responsive Design
8% have this skill

Recent Design Director salaries in Boston

$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
$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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