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Designer, Kitchen Salary

Median pay for Kitchen Designers in the United States is around $15.99 per hour. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $5K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $26K and hits $57K on the high end. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by years of experience and the individual firm. Women make up the majority of Kitchen Designers (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. More than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and slightly less than half claim dental coverage as well. Most Kitchen Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$27,130 - $59,615
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,980
10%
50%
90%

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$11.89 - $20.69
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,130 - $59,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,953  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $4,848  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,584  
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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$26,216 - $57,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$14.77 - $30.47  
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 - $4,953  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,584  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $4,848  
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).
)
$26,216 - $57,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 335

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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


Lowe's Companies, Inc offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $41K.

Offering a median salary of only $35K, The Home Depot Inc. gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $25K to $45K isn't that wide, either.

Popular Skills for Designer, Kitchen


Kitchen Designers note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Computer Aided Design, Design, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 20/20. 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.


For Kitchen Designers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $32K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $38K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $43K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Designer, Kitchen Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Designer, Kitchen Salaries

Sales
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Design
0%

National Average
$38,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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20/20
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 36%
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