An Interior & Exterior Designer earns an average salary of $42,907 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$31,789 - $102,500
MEDIAN: $42,906

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$31,789 - $102,500  
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$23,672 - $78,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Interior & Exterior Designer

A bachelor's degree in interior design, architecture, or a related field and relevant work experience are generally required for this position, though some companies will accept candidates with significant success as interior/exterior designers in place of a degree. Knowledge of Auto CAD and Microsoft Office is often required, as well.


Interior & Exterior Designer Tasks

  • Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers and plumbers.
  • Plan, design, and furnish interiors and exteriors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings.
  • Subcontract fabrication, installation, and arrangement of carpeting, fixtures, accessories, draperies, paint and wall coverings, art work, furniture, and related items.
  • Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.

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Experience Affects Interior & Exterior Designer Salaries

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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 50%