Furniture Designer Salary

Median pay for Furniture Designers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $48K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and approximately one-half receive dental plans. Women Furniture Designers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,019 - $96,665
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$97K
MEDIAN: $48,285
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90%

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$11.47 - $76.00
(Median)
$11
$28
$76
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$31,019 - $96,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
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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$27,248 - $99,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $76.00  
   
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
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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$27,248 - $99,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Furniture Designer

  • Research, draft, and design furniture items.
  • Responsible for material selection and recommendation.
  • Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.

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Survey takers who work as Furniture Designers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Product Development and Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 85 percent and 27 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Designer

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $44K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $51K. Furniture Designers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $70K. For some reason, Furniture Designers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $69K.

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Experience Affects Furniture Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Furniture Designer Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 85%

Design
up arrow 27%

National Average
$49,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 32%
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