$39,114
Avg. Salary
$22.88
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,052

Bonus

$3,052

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Interior Decorator is $22.88 per hour.

The average pay for an Interior Decorator is $39,114 per year.

10%
$11.57
10%
$22.88
50%
$75.40
90%
90%
MEDIAN $22.88
10%
$22k
10%
$39k
50%
$60k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $39,114
$21,850 - $60,057
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$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,114
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$11.57 - $75.40
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MEDIAN: $22.88
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$0$124K
Salary $21,850 - $60,057
Bonus $10.14 - $49,316
Commission $3,052
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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$24,031 - $124,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $11.57 - $75.40
Hourly Tips $2.22
Overtime $24.02
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $10.14 - $49,316
Commission $3,052
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).
)
$24,031 - $124,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

Job Description for Interior Decorator

An interior decorator designs interior spaces for clients, changing the visual appearance of locations that might include homes, offices, stores, theaters, and other interior areas. For example, they may design a museum to ensure exhibits are effective and aesthetically pleasing; they might also design an office space so that work can be performed more efficiently, placing furniture and equipment in the most appropriate places. They might also design the kitchen or bar area of a restaurant, placing equipment in a way that eliminates extra movement and improves efficiency, or complete a makeover of a private home.

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Interior Decorator Tasks
  • Plan, design, and furnish interiors of buildings.
  • Select and purchase furnishings.
  • Advise clients on space management, layout, and color coordination.
  • Communicate with clients to determine their preferences and style.

Common Career Paths for Interior Decorator


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Many Interior Decorators move into an Interior Designer role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Interior Designers on average bring in a similar salary to Interior Decorators.

Interior Decorator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Interior Decorator

Pay by Experience for an Interior Decorator has a positive trend. An entry-level Interior Decorator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Interior Decorator 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 32 salaries. An experienced Interior Decorator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 30 salaries. An Interior Decorator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 12 salaries.

Interior Decorator Advice

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

Interior Decorator in Longmont:
"Be tenatious."
Link up with local resources immediately.

Interior Decorator in Monterey:
"Dedicated Service."
Pros: Was able to work with director. Discussed ablilities to watch individuals through property. A visual connection without peoples stereotype awareness.
Cons: Arived there during the night from 10pm -2am. Had trouble commuting 3 miles on bike. Other strangers walking past property begging. Other companies would arrive and repair in same building. A conflict in employee connection were made.

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Key Stats for Interior Decorator

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Interior Decorator Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 72%