C$46,851
Avg. Salary
C$20.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$1,498

Bonus

C$2,016

Profit Sharing

C$9,787

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Interior Designer is C$20.72 per hour.

The average pay for an Interior Designer is C$46,851 per year.

10%
C$15.08
10%
C$20.72
50%
C$36.37
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$20.72
10%
C$33k
10%
C$47k
50%
C$66k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$46,851
C$33,239 - C$65,723
C$33K
C$47K
C$66K
MEDIAN: C$46,851
10%
50%
90%
C$15.08 - C$36.37
C$15
C$21
C$36
MEDIAN: C$20.72
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$33,239 - C$65,723
Bonus C$479 - C$5,425
Profit Sharing C$974 - C$10,256
Commission C$1,003 - C$39,866
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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C$32,772 - C$69,084
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 943
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$15.08 - C$36.37
Hourly Tips C$1.25
Overtime C$18.28 - C$40.85
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$479 - C$5,425
Commission C$1,003 - C$39,866
Profit Sharing C$974 - C$10,256
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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C$32,772 - C$69,084
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 507

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 C$42,000 based on 472 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 C$50,000 based on 263 salaries. An experienced Interior Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 112 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 C$73,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

11%

2%

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-10%

-12%

National Average: C$46,484

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

Interior Designer Advice

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

Interior Designer in Montréal:
"I wished to have more brainstorming."
Be passionate. Fully aware of new trends in terms of colors and materials. Good knowledge of technical drawings with good computer skills.

Interior Designer in Winnipeg:
"Always unique."
Pros: Love the people and the fact that each day is different and I love helping people and working with people to achieve their goals and needs.
Cons: I dont enjoy the hours and fact that I have a set schedule.

Interior Designer in Vernon:
"Interior Designer."
Pros: I get to work on a wide variety of projects that I am very passionate about, and enjoy working with a great group of people.
Cons: I do not get paid enough to make my bills, and have very limited vacation and sick time.

Interior Designer in Toronto:
"Find out if they pay competetively."
I didn't realize until my 1-year evaluation that my company "doesn't typically give raises".

Interior Designer in Winnipeg:
Pros: I love figuring out problems and functional issues through design. Designers can make spaces more enjoyable and help people go about their work more efficiently.
Cons: The pay is not significant enough for the amount of work we put in and the amount of education that I have.

Interior Designer in Vancouver:
"Great place to work. Relaxed and flexible atmosphere, Very good perks"
Pros: Making beautiful homes
Cons: Meeting deadlines, Sudden change of artistic direction creates stress

Interior Designer in Montreal:
"Keep an open mind"
Broaden your horizons. Research industrial design, fashion, architecture, art...In the end they are all related!

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Key Stats for Interior Designer

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 279 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Interior Designer Salaries

▲56%

▲24%

▲8%

National Average
C$46,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Interior Designer Salaries

▲8%


▼0%

National Average
C$46,000







▼4%


Microsoft Office
▼7%

Sketchup
▼12%

Project Coordinating
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 279 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 36%