$67,231
Avg. Salary
$29.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,050

Bonus

$3,091

Profit Sharing

$9,156

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Interior Designer is $29.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Interior Designer is $67,231 per year.

$19.98
10%
$29.79
50%
$55.09
90%
MEDIAN $29.79
$49k
10%
$67k
50%
$91k
90%
MEDIAN $67,231
$48,630 - $90,634
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$91K
MEDIAN: $67,231
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$19.98 - $55.09
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$0$93K
Salary $48,630 - $90,634
Bonus $999 - $9,867
Profit Sharing $322 - $8,106
Commission $3,000 - $24,566
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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$49,229 - $93,447
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,377
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $19.98 - $55.09
Overtime $24.40 - $52.09
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $999 - $9,867
Commission $3,000 - $24,566
Profit Sharing $322 - $8,106
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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$49,229 - $93,447
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 203

Job Description for Senior Interior Designer

Senior interior designers are responsible for developing, managing, and recording technical aspects of the project. They work closely with the project manager, design coordinators, and project teams on conceptual designs, presentations, design development, and production. Senior interior designers must be responsible for project deliverables, meeting overall project design schedules, as well as preparing and presenting design presentations. They must inform the project manager of any problems and attend meeting with the project managers.

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Senior Interior Designer Tasks
  • Create and present interior design concepts in response to client needs.
  • Create estimates, schedules, and staffing plans to complete projects.
  • Use software to design, sketch, and provide drawings of proposed projects.
  • Work with clients to define project requirements and develop design criteria.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Interior Designer


Common Career Paths for Senior Interior Designer


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Senior Interior Designers do not often transition into Director of Interior Design roles. The role averages $86K per year. Going from Senior Interior Designer to Design Director of Interior Design is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $75K. Many others choose to work as Interior Design Project Managers, where pay is typically $51K.

Senior Interior Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Interior Designer


Survey results imply that Senior Interior Designers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Adobe InDesign, Commercial, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, and Computer Aided Design are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 7 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture, and autodesk autocad. Most people familiar with Design also know AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Interior Designer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Interior Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Interior Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 $65,000 based on 319 salaries. An experienced Senior Interior Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 409 salaries. A Senior 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 171 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,105

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Senior Interior Designers, New York provides a pay rate that is 20 percent greater than the national average. Senior Interior Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+18 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), Washington (+13 percent), and Dallas (+11 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Senior Interior Designer's salary, with Minneapolis Senior Interior Designers earning salaries that are 24 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (9 percent lower) and Atlanta (7 percent lower).

Senior Interior Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Interior Designer?

Senior Interior Designer in Atlanta:
"Good."
Pros: Lifestyle and location
Cons: Traffic

Senior Interior Designer in San Francisco:
"Great city to be in, meeting different creative minds."
Pros: The location, its easier to bike to work, open minded people
Cons: the price of housing and child care

Senior Interior Designer in Orange:
"Who I woud be workig with."
Watch for cover ups, lack of info.

Senior Interior Designer in St. Paul:
"Stress involved."
Stick with what you are most interested in designing.

Senior Interior Designer in Tampa:
"Glamorous projects."
You will probably do more mundane projects than the super creative ones.

Senior Interior Designer in Plano:
"Coustom design with homeowners is hard."
The headaches working with clients doing full ground up design to turn key finished space paint lighting flooring furniture furniture coverings window treatment design tables and art and accesories doesn't pay compared to much less stressful jobs like selling furniture on the floor.

Senior Interior Designer in Fort Lauderdale:
"There is an art in understanding the interpersonal dynamics."
Know exactly how to assemble components in the most efficient and economic manner.

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Key Stats for Senior Interior Designer

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 277 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Senior Interior Designer Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$68,000

▼5%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior Interior Designer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 277 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 22%