Average Interior Designer Salary / Wages
Salary and wage information for interior designers is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) is 232511 for interior designers.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are interior designer, commercial interior designer, residential interior designer and retail interior designer.
This occupation is currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List (Short-term Skilled Occupation List STSOL).
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 1000 salaries, estimated that the average salary for an interior designer was $79,543 per year in Australia in 2017/18.
Interior Designer Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Senior Interior Designer||90,000 – 115,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Jnr – Mid Level Interior Designer||50,000 – 70,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Mid Level Interior Designer – Workplace||65,000 – 85,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Lead Interior Designer – Hotels / Multi Residential||100,000 – 130,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Junior Level Interior Designer – Prestigious location||50,000 – 60,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Interior Designer – Architectural Practice||65,000 – 75,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Interior Designer – Retail, Food Hospitality & Commercial design||60,000 – 75,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Senior Interior Designer||70,000 – 90,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Interior Design Leader||75,000 – 90,000||Adelaide, South Australia|
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