Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Interior Designer is $51,409
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Interior Designers?
An early career Interior Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,100 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Interior Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,400 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Interior Designers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.