An average Kitchen Designer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $17.12 per hour. In the world of Kitchen Designers, total cash compensation can vary between $27K and $59K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $2K, respectively. Geography is the main element affecting pay for this group — career length and the specific company are driving factors as well. Most Kitchen Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one-third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and about one-half have dental, too. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Kitchen Designers making up 71 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,694 - $58,406
$27K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,607
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$12.11 - $23.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,694 - $58,406  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $15,050  
Profit Sharing
$180.00 - $1,700  
Commission
$3,300 - $34,435  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,637 - $58,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $23.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$12.50  
Overtime
$17.89 - $37.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$154.56 - $15,050  
   
Commission
$3,300 - $34,435  
Profit Sharing
$180.00 - $1,700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,637 - $58,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 305

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Job Description for Designer, Kitchen

A kitchen designer helps plan and execute design projects for residential or commercial food-preparation areas.

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Designer, Kitchen Tasks

  • Assist customers with kitchen and bath design.
  • Verify designs, materials list, cost, and installation services with customers, project manager, and design technicians.
  • Perform measurements and order materials.
  • Promote installation services.
  • Complete the design and sale of customer remodeling projects.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Designer, Kitchen


Pay for Kitchen Designers is best at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., which offers a median salary of $39K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $31K to $49K.

Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $48K, The Home Depot Inc. still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $34K, the lowest in the field.

Popular Skills for Designer, Kitchen


Kitchen Designers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in 20/20, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, Computer Aided Design, and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Most people experienced in Design also know Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Designer, Kitchen

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Kitchen Designers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $33K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $41K. For Kitchen Designers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $43K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $46K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,839

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Kitchen Designers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 51 percent above the national average. Kitchen Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+27 percent), Tulsa (+17 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), and Rochester (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Jacksonville is the market with the smallest paychecks. Pittsburgh and Cincinnati are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Designer, Kitchen

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Designer, Kitchen Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Designer, Kitchen Salaries

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National Average
$40,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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