Furniture Designer Salary

Furniture Designers in the United States take home an average $49K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up a slight majority of Furniture Designers (54 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,426 - $72,658
$36K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,055
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50%
90%

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$13.36 - $26.19
$13
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.60
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$0$73K
Salary $36,426 - $72,658
Bonus $1,000
Profit Sharing $4,880
Total Pay (?
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$33,580 - $73,162
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $13.36 - $26.19
Overtime $19.50
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $1,000
Profit Sharing $4,880
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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$33,580 - $73,162
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Furniture Designer

A furniture designer is a profession that can include both artistic flair and in-depth understanding of industrial function in conceiving and introducing designs. Employers of furniture designers may use them in wide roles; for instance, a home furnishings company may employ a furniture designer to create furniture with creative and decorative elements for homeowners. Some designers also work for furniture companies which create chairs and desks for classrooms or office/cubicle use. In this latter case, furniture designers are tasked with seeking function over form.

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Furniture Designer Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Designer

Pay by Experience for a Furniture Designer has a negative trend. An entry-level Furniture Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Furniture Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Furniture Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 21 salaries. A Furniture Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Furniture Designer

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Furniture Designer Salaries

▲29%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$46,000

▼8%

Late-Career
▼22%

Skills That Affect Furniture Designer Salaries

Product Development
▲99%

National Average
$46,000

AutoCAD
▼1%

▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 20%
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