The average salary for an Interior Designer at Gensler is $54,991.
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Job Description for Interior Designer
Most of the time, interior designers work for home or office builders. However, they may have their own businesses. Interior designers must be able to create a space that is aesthetic, functional, and safe. They work to enhance the quality of living or working environment. They must make sure that living or working spaces have appropriate colors, lighting, and decoration. They must follow their client’s instructions. They must be good listeners and must be able to attend to the specific ne…Read more
Interior Designer Tasks
- Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings.
- Subcontract fabrication, installation, and arrangement of carpeting, fixtures, accessories, draperies, paint and wall coverings, art work, furniture, and related items.
- Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.
- Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers and plumbers.
Popular Employer Salaries for Interior Designer
The top respondents for the job title Interior Designer are from the companies Design Group, Restoration Hardware, Inc. and IA, Interior Architects, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Stantec where the average pay is $57,376. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include IA, Interior Architects, Inc and Perkins and Will, earning around $57,080 and $52,619, respectively. Restoration Hardware, Inc. pays the lowest at around $43,000. Stantec Architecture Ltd. and Design Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $48,834 and $50,505, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Interior Designer
Autodesk Revit Architecture
Skills in Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign, Autodesk AutoCAD, 3D Rendering and Autodesk Revit Architecture.
Pay by Experience Level for Interior Designer
An early career Interior Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,205 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Interior Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,379 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Interior Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,318 based on 5 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Interior Designer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (20.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (5.3% less).
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