£24,714
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,207

Profit Sharing

£800

Commission

£4,000

The average pay for an Interior Designer is £24,775 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

£17,576 - £35,366
£18K
£25K
£35K
MEDIAN: £24,714
10%
50%
90%
£7.33 - £25.56
£7
£13
£26
MEDIAN: £12.67
10%
50%
90%
£0£37K
Salary £17,576 - £35,366
Bonus £348 - £4,122
Profit Sharing £800
Commission £206 - £14,544
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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£17,469 - £37,291
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 887
Hourly Data £0£35
Hourly Rate £7.33 - £25.56
Hourly Tips £0.04
Overtime £7.89 - £35.48
Annual Data £0£37K
Bonus £348 - £4,122
Commission £206 - £14,544
Profit Sharing £800
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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£17,469 - £37,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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 Pay By Employer

$0$210K

Gensler
72 profiles
$54,212

Hirsch Bedner
23 profiles
$51,259

Design Group
20 profiles
$49,912

$55,794

$48,706

Perkins and Will
16 profiles
$52,981

$59,677

$39,006

Self-Employed
14 profiles
$74,880

DLR Group, Inc.
14 profiles
$52,807

Common Career Paths for Interior Designer


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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 ₤24,000 based on 388 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 ₤30,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Interior Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤34,000 based on 40 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 ₤37,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £25,035

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 London:
"Interior Designer and Sales Consultant."
Pros: Interaction with clients, being able to make my own decisions.
Cons: The mix of sales and design job, makes me steer from creativity to just try and hit the sales target.

Interior Designer in London:
"Hard work but rewarding."
Pros: The challenge of having to problem solve and that you are constantly learning.
Cons: Long hours, extremely hard work, for not enough reward.

Interior Designer in Mayfair:
"Opportunity of a life time."
Pros: I finished university and landed an internship at my current company where I am expected to grow it by 30-40% within 3 years. I am the only interior designer and do all the design work with clients, which means I have the responsibility as a senior designer would of had. I work with a very high-end clientell and woth large budgets.
Cons: There isn't much bad over all except the lack of teamwork and communication in the office. Quite unorganised.

Interior Designer in London:
"Freelance Junior Interior Designer."
Pros: Be your own boss, work from home.
Cons: Don't do it, you'll just get ripped off.

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Key Stats for Interior Designer

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Interior Designer Salaries

▲47%

▲36%

▲20%

National Average
₤25,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Interior Designer Salaries


Vectorworks
▲6%

▲3%


Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

Sketchup
▼0%

National Average
₤25,000


▼2%



Autodesk 3ds Max
▼4%

3D Rendering
▼4%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 73%