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Design Director salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$162,996
$15,197
Additional Cash Compensation
$178,193
Total Compensation
Median: 170,000
Min: $90K
Max: $250K

How Much Does a Design Director Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Design Director in Los Angeles is $162,996. The average additional cash compensation for a Design Director in Los Angeles is $15,197. The average total compensation for a Design Director in Los Angeles is $178,193. Design Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Design Director employees in Los Angeles.

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Design Director Salary by gender

The average Design Director salary for women is $175,113 and the average Design Director salary for men is $155,976.

Design Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Design Director with 7+ years of experience is $165,409.

Design Director Salary ranges

The most common Design Director salary in Los Angeles is between $170k - $180k.

Average Design + UX salaries in Los Angeles

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$73,079
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
UI Designer$83,840
Min: $64K
Max: $135K
UX Designer$91,939
Min: $62K
Max: $160K
Art Director$106,185
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
UX Researcher$117,214
Min: $84K
Max: $173K
Product Designer$118,471
Min: $70K
Max: $235K
Senior UI Designer$118,863
Min: $80K
Max: $167K
Senior UX Designer$129,718
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
Design Director$162,996
Min: $90K
Max: $250K
Creative Director$175,872
Min: $100K
Max: $315K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)$247,500
Min: $220K
Max: $275K

Career Info

Design Director jobs in Los Angeles

Skills that affect Design Director salaries in Los Angeles

1
Visual Design
7% have this skill
2
Product Design
7% have this skill
3
Graphic Design
6% have this skill
4
Responsive Design
6% have this skill
5
Wireframing
6% have this skill
6
Prototyping
6% have this skill

Average Design Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Design Director make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $183,778 on average.

Recent Design Director salaries in Los Angeles

$187,500
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $187,500 with +$22,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Product Design reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$4,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Product Design reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $210,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Digital User Experience reported a yearly salary of $160,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A design director reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$189,000
Yearly Salary
A Head of Product reported a yearly salary of $189,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Director Product Design reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles