The average pay for an Interior Designer with AutoCAD skills is AED 106,401 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

Job Description for Interior Designer

Most of the time, interior designers work for home or office builders. However, they may have their own businesses. Interior designers must be able to create a space that is aesthetic, functional, and safe. They work to enhance the quality of living or working environment. They must make sure that living or working spaces have appropriate colors, lighting, and decoration. They must follow their client’s instructions. They must be good listeners and must be able to attend to the specific needs of their clients. They are involved in all aspects of the design process.

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Interior Designer Tasks

  • Plan, design, and furnish interiors 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.
  • Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers and plumbers.

Interior Designer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Interior Designer

Pay by Experience for an Interior Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Interior Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 93,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Interior Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 138,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Interior Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 208,000 based on 25 salaries. An Interior Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 156,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 106,401

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Interior Designer

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
50%

Experience Affects Interior Designer Salaries

▲96%

▲47%

▲29%

National Average
AED 106,000

▼13%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 20%