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Designer, Kitchen Salary

An average Kitchen Designer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $15.85 per hour. With bonuses occasionally running north of $5K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $3K, and a few commissions as high as $25K, total income for Kitchen Designers can range between $26K and $58K according to individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but career length and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a half get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Kitchen Designers survey respondents are women (70 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$26,558 - $60,421
(Median)
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32K
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49K
60K
MEDIAN: $39,702
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$11.80 - $20.56
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,558 - $60,421  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,904  
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $3,452  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,102  
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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$26,249 - $57,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $20.56  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $30.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,904  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,102  
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $3,452  
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).
)
$26,249 - $57,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 326
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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Designer, Kitchen


Kitchen Designers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Lowe's Companies, Inc, where the average salary comes to $40K.

The Home Depot Inc. offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $35K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $25K to $45K.

Popular Skills for Designer, Kitchen


Kitchen Designers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Computer Aided Design, Sales, Design, and 20/20 are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Kitchen Designers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $32K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $38K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $41K in this role. Kitchen Designers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $42K on average.

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Experience Affects Designer, Kitchen Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Designer, Kitchen Salaries

Design
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Sales
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
0%

20/20
0%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 35%