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Project Manager, Interior Design Salary

Interior Design Project Managers in the United States pull down an average of $54K annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $10K, $6K, and $12K, respectively — total cash payment to Interior Design Project Managers can bottom out near $35K or top out at around $83K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and just under a half have dental, too. Women account for the majority of Interior Design Project Managers who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Most Interior Design Project Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,130 - $81,257
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,630
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$14.67 - $32.91
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$15
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,130 - $81,257  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,918  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,438  
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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$35,441 - $82,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $32.91  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $45.78  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,438  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,918  
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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$35,441 - $82,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Job Description for Project Manager, Interior Design

The interior design project manager is responsible for all aspects of planning, budgeting, and execution for interior design projects in their organization.

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Project Manager, Interior Design Tasks

  • Manage schedule, metrics collection, shipping, inventory, and accounting for specified projects.
  • Interact with clients, contractors, and staff to communicate and enforce project goals and deadlines.
  • Conduct site visits to ensure standards and schedules are met.
  • Analyze and guide space and design planning for implementation of interior design strategies.
  • Manage designers' calendars, arrange stakeholder meetings, and maintain sample libraries.

Common Career Paths for Project Manager, Interior Design


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Interior Design Project Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Design Director of Interior Design. The average Design Director of Interior Design bring home $71K per year.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Interior Design


Interior Design Project Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Design, Project Management, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, and AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Autodesk Revit Architecture. Those educated in AutoCAD tend to be well versed in Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Interior Design

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


For many Interior Design Project Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $45K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $52K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. Interior Design Project Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $72K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Interior Design Project Managers, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Interior Design Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+20 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), Atlanta (+18 percent), and Minneapolis (+17 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Miami is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (13 percent lower) and Los Angeles (2 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Interior Design Salaries



National Average
$53,000



Skills That Affect Project Manager, Interior Design Salaries

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Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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AutoCAD
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National Average
$53,000

Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 28%