Designer, Kitchen Salary

Kitchen Designers in the United States take home approximately $17.38 per hour on average. With some bonuses approaching $15K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $2K, overall incomes of Kitchen Designers spread between $27K and $60K depending on individual performance. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the individual firm are driving factors as well. The majority of Kitchen Designers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Kitchen Designers making up 74 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and close to one-half have dental, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$28,319 - $61,281
$28K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,973
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$12.25 - $23.69
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MEDIAN: $17.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,319 - $61,281  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$141.91 - $2,367  
Commission
$2,466 - $32,779  
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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$27,200 - $60,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $23.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$12.50  
Overtime
$17.83 - $37.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$198.66 - $15,101  
   
Commission
$2,466 - $32,779  
Profit Sharing
$141.91 - $2,367  
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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$27,200 - $60,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 320

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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.

The pay scale is far from balanced at The Home Depot Inc.. While salaries on one end can reach $49K, the company's median pay sits at $34K, the lowest in the field.

Popular Skills for Designer, Kitchen


Kitchen Designers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in 20/20, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, Sales, and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service. Those familiar with Design also tend to know Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Designer, Kitchen

Pay by Experience for a Designer, Kitchen has a positive trend. An entry-level Designer, Kitchen with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 177 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Designer, Kitchen with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Designer, Kitchen which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 184 salaries. A Designer, Kitchen with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 84 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,184

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

Surpassing the national average by 49 percent, Kitchen Designers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Kitchen Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+26 percent), Tulsa (+16 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), and Rochester (+11 percent). In Jacksonville, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Pittsburgh and Cincinnati (11 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Designer, Kitchen

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 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 91 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

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: 37%
no benefits
None: 31%
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