Furniture Designer Salary

Average Furniture Designers in the United States make around $49K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men working as Furniture Designers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by a little more than half. Most Furniture Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$35,752 - $74,190
$36K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,756
10%
50%
90%

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$13.84 - $30.22
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20.28
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50%
90%

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$0$81K
Salary $35,752 - $74,190
Bonus $900
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$34,187 - $81,546
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.84 - $30.22
Overtime $18.31
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $900
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$34,187 - $81,546
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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 latter case, furniture designers are tasked with seeking function over form.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Designer

Pay by Experience for a Furniture Designer has a negative trend. An entry-level Furniture Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Furniture Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Furniture Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 21 salaries. A Furniture Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Furniture Designer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Furniture Designer Salaries

▲25%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$47,000

▼10%

Late-Career
▼24%

Skills That Affect Furniture Designer Salaries

Product Development
▲94%

National Average
$47,000

AutoCAD
▼4%

▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 24%