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Furniture Designer Salary

Median pay for Furniture Designers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $47K annually. There are more female Furniture Designers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 62 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,201 - $94,371
(Median)
$30K
$47K
$94K
MEDIAN: $46,762
10%
50%
90%

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$11.23 - $83.19
(Median)
$11
$30
$83
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,201 - $94,371  
   
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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$30,609 - $98,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $83.19  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$30,609 - $98,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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 typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Product Development and Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 86 percent and 30 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Designer

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


For many Furniture Designers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $52K. For Furniture Designers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. 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 $69K on average.

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Experience Affects Furniture Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Furniture Designer Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 86%

Design
up arrow 30%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 31%
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