Project Manager, Interior Design Salary (United States)

Annual pay for Interior Design Project Managers in the United States typically comes in around $53,424 annually. Pay starts at $35,928 and can approach $84,506 per year on the higher side. With some bonuses running north of $9,834, profit sharing proceeds occasionally surpassing $6,851, and select commissions of $39K, total income for Interior Design Project Managers can range between $35,928 and $84,506 according to individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—about a third lack coverage. On the flip side, most have medical insurance and about half receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Project Manager, Interior Design Salary (?
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$36,542 - $82,217
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MEDIAN: $53,792
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Project Manager, Interior Design Salary (?
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$14.62 - $33.97
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,542 - $82,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,851  
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
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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$35,928 - $84,506  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $33.97  
   
Overtime
$18.60 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,851  
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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$35,928 - $84,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Project Manager, Interior Design

  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Interior Design

Survey results show that Interior Design Project Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Design, Project Management, AutoCAD, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 8 percent, 7 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Autodesk Revit Architecture. The majority of those who know AutoCAD also know Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Interior Design

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Interior Design Project Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher salaries. Compensation grows after five to 10 years from $45K to $53K. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $65K. The 20-year mark seems to bring slower salary growth, and Interior Design Project Managers at this tenure level tend to see their incomes plateau to $77K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 13 percent. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

Pay Difference By Location

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$53,000
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For those looking to make money, Interior Design Project Managers in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Interior Design Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+20 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), Minneapolis (+17 percent), and Atlanta (+16 percent). In Miami, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and Austin (-5 percent and -2 percent, respectively).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Interior Design Salaries

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$53,000

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Interior Design Salaries

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AutoCAD
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Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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