Designer, Kitchen Salary

Pay for Kitchen Designers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $17.32 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Kitchen Designers stretch from $27K on the lower end to $60K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $2K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by experience level and the specific company. Female Kitchen Designers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by close to one-half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,150 - $59,790
$28K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,172
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50%
90%

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$12.14 - $24.14
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,150 - $59,790  
   
Bonus
$194.89 - $14,848  
Profit Sharing
$180.00 - $1,700  
Commission
$2,508 - $31,094  
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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$26,931 - $60,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $24.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$12.50  
Overtime
$17.92 - $37.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$194.89 - $14,848  
   
Commission
$2,508 - $31,094  
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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$26,931 - $60,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 295

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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


Although salaries only range from $31K to just $49K, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $39K.

Offering a median of only $34K, The Home Depot Inc. pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $25K on the lower end and $49K on the higher end.

Popular Skills for Designer, Kitchen


Kitchen Designers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in 20/20, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, Sales, and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service. It is often found that people who know Design are also skilled in Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Designer, Kitchen

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Kitchen Designers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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. Kitchen Designers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $46K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,181

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

Home to some of the best pay for Kitchen Designers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 49 percent above the national average. Kitchen Designers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+26 percent), Tulsa (+16 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), and Rochester (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Jacksonville. Pittsburgh and Cincinnati are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Designer, Kitchen

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Designer, Kitchen Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$40,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Designer, Kitchen Salaries

20/20
▲10%


▲1%

▲1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Customer Service
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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