Average Design Director, Interior Design Salary

$93,698
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,620
Bonus
$10,241
Commission
$9,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Design Director, Interior Design is $93,698.
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$59k
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$94k
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$144k
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MEDIAN $93,698
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Salary
$59k - $144k
Bonus
$2k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $45k
Commission
$5k - $69k
Total Pay
$60k - $154k

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Job Description for Design Director, Interior Design

Design Director, Interior Design Tasks
  • Create and train the organization on interior design standards and policies.
  • Manage and oversee upgrades and changes in design strategy.
  • Work with senior management and marketing to fit interior design strategy to organizational vision.
  • Inspect properties, work with clients, advise on installation matters, and ensure compliance.
  • Create design specifications and work with other departments for pricing, safety, and delivery assurance.

Career Paths

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Design Director, Interior Design
Senior Interior Designer
Interior Designer
Creative Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Design Director, Interior Design

Skills in Client Interaction and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Project Management and Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Design Director, Interior Design

An early career Design Director, Interior Design with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,042 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Design Director, Interior Design with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,657 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Design Director, Interior Design with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,283 based on 203 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,895.
Employees with Design Director, Interior Design in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (28.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (24.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 425 survey responses.
Early Career
2.1%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
47.8%
Late Career
36.2%