Designer, Kitchen Salary

An average Kitchen Designer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $17.36 per hour. In the world of Kitchen Designers, total cash compensation can vary between $27K and $61K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $2K, respectively. While years of experience and the individual firm impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Female Kitchen Designers make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Most Kitchen Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — nearly one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by one-half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,042 - $62,153
$29K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,909
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$12.15 - $23.73
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$17
$24
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$0$62K
Salary $29,042 - $62,153
Bonus $217.50 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $142.98 - $2,349
Commission $2,300 - $33,221
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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$27,021 - $61,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.15 - $23.73
Hourly Tips $12.50
Overtime $19.78 - $37.26
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $217.50 - $15,000
Commission $2,300 - $33,221
Profit Sharing $142.98 - $2,349
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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$27,021 - $61,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 307

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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 the highest salaries can be found at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. where median pay is $39K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $31K and $49K.

The consistently lowest paying firm is The Home Depot Inc., where the median salary is just $34K. There isn't much variation there, either; the pay scale ranges only from $25K to $49K.

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. Customer Service, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. 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: $40,599

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

For Kitchen Designers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 48 percent above the national average. Kitchen Designers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+24 percent), Tulsa (+15 percent), Atlanta (+11 percent), and Rochester (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Jacksonville. Below-median salaries also turn up in Pittsburgh and Cincinnati (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Designer, Kitchen

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Designer, Kitchen Salaries

▲15%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Designer, Kitchen Salaries

20/20
▲9%


▼0%

National Average
$41,000

▼1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%

Customer Service
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 33%
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