Interior Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for an Interior Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $48,378 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$35,739 - $63,601
$36K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,317
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50%
90%

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$16.48 - $39.15
$16
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $21.38
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$0$65K
Salary $35,739 - $63,601
Bonus $414.59 - $5,781
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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$35,612 - $65,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109
Hourly Data $0$129
Hourly Rate $16.48 - $39.15
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $19.13 - $129.13
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $414.59 - $5,781
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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$35,612 - $65,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Interior Designer Job Listings

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 $45,000 based on 82 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 $56,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Interior Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 12 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 $97,000 based on 5 salaries.

Interior Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Chicago?

Interior Designer in Chicago:
"Evaluating the window treatment industry."
Pros: High activity metropolitan area that offers great restaurants and various entertainment outlets.
Cons: Traffic congestion and high parking rates in the city.

Key Stats for Interior Designer

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Interior Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲107%

▲42%

▲20%

National Average
$47,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Interior Designer Salaries



▲9%






▲6%



National Average
$47,000

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼3%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼3%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 22%
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