Project Manager, Interior Design Salary (United States)

Pay for Interior Design Project Managers in the United States is typically around $53,424 annually. Compensation generally starts at $35,928 and does not exceed $84,506 per year. The range in cash compensation to Interior Design Project Managers (largely between $36,542 and $82,217) includes potential earnings of $9,834 from bonuses, $6,851 from profit sharing, and commissions of $39K in exceptional cases. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around one third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by most and dental coverage is claimed by about half. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Interior Design Project Managers who claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Project Manager, Interior Design Salary (?
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.
)
$36,542 - $82,217
(Median)
37K
54K
72K
82K
MEDIAN: $53,792
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Project Manager, Interior Design Salary (?
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.
)
$14.62 - $33.97
(Median)
15
18
22
27
34
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$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).
)
$35,928 - $84,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $33.97  
   
Overtime
$18.60 - $46.37  
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.
)
$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).
)
$35,928 - $84,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
Is Project Manager, Interior Design your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

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.

Project Manager, Interior Design Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Project Manager, Interior Design

Survey takers who work as Interior Design Project Managers typically report just a few professional 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 pay less than market rate include Autodesk Revit Architecture. It is often found that people who know AutoCAD are also skilled 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 but not all Interior Design Project Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. After five to 10 years, compensation can go from $45K to $53K. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $65K. As Interior Design Project Managers reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $77K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one 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. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
up arrow 26%
Houston
up arrow 20%
Minneapolis
up arrow 17%
up arrow 16%
Dallas
up arrow 15%
National Average
$53,000
Austin
up arrow 2%
Los Angeles
up arrow 5%
Miami
up arrow 18%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
For Interior Design Project Managers, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 26 percent greater than the national average. Houston, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Atlanta also offer top salaries for Interior Design Project Managers. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 20 percent, 18 percent, 17 percent, and 16 percent more, respectively. Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Miami. Los Angeles and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median—salaries hover around -5 percent and -2 percent, respectively.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Project Manager, Interior Design Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Interior Design Salaries

up arrow 8%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%
National Average
$53,000
Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
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%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -