AU$53,202
Avg. Salary
AU$25.66
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$1,954

Bonus

AU$1,875

Profit Sharing

AU$9,826

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Interior Designer is AU$25.66 per hour.

The average pay for an Interior Designer is AU$53,202 per year.

10%
AU$19.80
10%
AU$25.66
50%
AU$48.96
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$25.66
10%
AU$41k
10%
AU$53k
50%
AU$73k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$53,202
AU$40,956 - AU$73,270
AU$41K
AU$53K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$53,202
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.80 - AU$48.96
AU$20
AU$26
AU$49
MEDIAN: AU$25.66
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$40,956 - AU$73,270
Bonus AU$498 - AU$6,183
Profit Sharing AU$1,875
Commission AU$9,826
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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AU$41,194 - AU$78,440
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 908
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$19.80 - AU$48.96
Overtime AU$9.70 - AU$51.14
Annual Data AU$0AU$78K
Bonus AU$498 - AU$6,183
Commission AU$9,826
Profit Sharing AU$1,875
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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AU$41,194 - AU$78,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 281

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

Popular Skills for Interior Designer

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 AU$50,000 based on 844 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 AU$63,000 based on 332 salaries. An experienced Interior Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 126 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 AU$91,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

1%

-1%

-2%

-5%

-7%

-15%

National Average: AU$53,571

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

Interior Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Interior Designer?

Interior Designer in Perth:
"Enjoyable."
Pros: The people
Cons: The lack of variety in suppliers

Interior Designer in Sydney:
"Long hours, little recognition, low pay, high stress."
Pros: Good opportunity to learn and develop skills.
Cons: Long hours, little recognition, low pay, high stress.

Interior Designer in Adelaide:
"Aged Care Interior Design."
Pros: Easy commutes from city to beaches, hills. Stunning weather. Lifestyle opportunities: world class wineries, fantastic beaches, beautiful hills environment, city culture - theatre and the arts, top restaurants, thriving bar scene. Fresh air, decent size blocks. Good place to bring up kids. Excellent schools both public and private. Relatively affordable housing.
Cons: Pay is probably less than eastern states as perhaps number of job opportunities also.

Interior Designer in Perth:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions,"
Pros: Interest in work.
Cons: I don't fell.

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Key Stats for Interior Designer

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Interior Designer Salaries

▲70%

▲34%

▲17%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Interior Designer Salaries

▲19%


▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼3%

Design
▼3%

GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD
▼3%





▼5%


▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%