The average salary for a Furniture Designer is $51,497.
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Job Description for Furniture Designer
A furniture designer is a profession that can include both artistic flair and in-depth understanding of industrial function in conceiving and introducing designs. Employers of furniture designers may use them in wide roles; for instance, a home furnishings company may employ a furniture designer to create furniture with creative and decorative elements for homeowners. Some designers also work for furniture companies which create chairs and desks for classrooms or office/cubicle use. In this latt…Read more
Furniture Designer Tasks
- Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.
- Responsible for material selection and recommendation.
- Research, draft, and design furniture items.
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Popular Skills for Furniture Designer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD), 3D Rendering and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD and Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Designer
An entry-level Furniture Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,433 based on 8 salaries. An early career Furniture Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,747 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Furniture Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,725 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Furniture Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,556 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,750.
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Employees with Furniture Designer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 35.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.7% more) and San Francisco, California (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.7% less), Austin, Texas (23.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.9% less).
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