The average salary for an Interior Designer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$53,610 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$40,609 - AU$77,542
AU$41K
AU$54K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$53,610
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50%
90%
AU$19.67 - AU$44.61
AU$20
AU$26
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$25.60
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$80K
Salary AU$40,609 - AU$77,542
Bonus AU$2,400
Commission AU$9,500
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$40,745 - AU$80,074
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 205
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$19.67 - AU$44.61
Overtime AU$23.75
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
Bonus AU$2,400
Commission AU$9,500
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$40,745 - AU$80,074
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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.

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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 171 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$67,000 based on 77 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$75,000 based on 28 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$94,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Interior Designer

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Interior Designer Salaries

▲74%

▲39%

▲24%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Interior Designer Salaries

▲3%

Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000




▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%