Interior Designer in Los Angeles Salary

Interior Designers in Los Angeles, Calif. take home an average $54K per year. The majority of Los Angeles Interior Designers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Interior Designers in Los Angeles who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. While some workers in this profession — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a little over a half have dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,102 - $73,893
$36K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,889
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50%
90%

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$15.15 - $30.20
$15
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.50
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$0$73K
Salary $36,102 - $73,893
Bonus $49.66 - $4,085
Commission $13,750
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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$33,809 - $73,119
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.15 - $30.20
Overtime $20.27 - $46.18
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $49.66 - $4,085
Commission $13,750
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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$33,809 - $73,119
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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 needs of their clients. They are involved in all aspects of the design process.

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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.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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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 $47,000 based on 74 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 $60,000 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 $60,000 based on 11 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 $73,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Interior Designer

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Interior Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

▲13%

▲13%

National Average
$53,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Interior Designer Salaries


National Average
$53,000



Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼4%

▼5%


▼7%



▼12%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼12%




Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 25%