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Designer, Kitchen Salary

Kitchen Designers in the United States can expect wages of $16.03 per hour on average. Total cash compensation to Kitchen Designers varies from $26K to $57K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K each. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by tenure and the specific company. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Kitchen Designers (69 percent) who took the survey are female. Although more than half have medical coverage and slightly less than one-half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,931 - $59,546
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,060
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90%

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$11.87 - $20.67
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$26,931 - $59,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,924  
Profit Sharing
$99.67 - $4,818  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,617  
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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$26,215 - $57,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $20.67  
   
Overtime
$14.73 - $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 - $4,924  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,617  
Profit Sharing
$99.67 - $4,818  
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).
)
$26,215 - $57,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 339

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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 flock to Lowe's Companies, Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $41K lead the pack in compensation.

The Home Depot Inc. offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $35K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $45K.

Popular Skills for Designer, Kitchen


Kitchen Designers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Computer Aided Design, Sales, Design, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include 20/20. Those proficient in Design are, more often than not, also skilled in Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Designer, Kitchen

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Kitchen Designers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Kitchen Designers make a median 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 118 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
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%