Designer, Kitchen Salary

Median pay for Kitchen Designers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $16.09 per hour. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K each, total incomes of Kitchen Designers generally range from $26K to $58K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by years of experience and the specific company. More than half of Kitchen Designers (68 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Kitchen Designers. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and a little less than half claim dental coverage as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,181 - $60,015
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$27K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,105
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$11.96 - $20.86
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$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,181 - $60,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,946  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $4,848  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,912  
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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$26,338 - $58,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $20.86  
   
Overtime
$14.87 - $30.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,946  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,912  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $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).
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$26,338 - $58,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 354
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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


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Lowe's Companies, Inc offers the most; Kitchen Designers earn $41K on average there.

For Kitchen Designers, below-average salaries can be found at The Home Depot Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $35K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($26K versus $45K) is great.

Popular Skills for Designer, Kitchen


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Sales, Computer Aided Design, Design, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $32K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. For Kitchen Designers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $43K on average.

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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
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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 115 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 36%
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