Interior Decorator

Interior Decorators plan and implement decoration schemes for homes, offices, shops, hotels and other venues. The average salary of an Interior Decorator is $48,895 per annum.

As an Interior Decorator, you'll generally works directly with the person who will be occupying the space. You'll need to understand a client’s individual taste and aesthetic requirements in order to dress an interior with colour, lighting and furnishings.

Average salary
$48,895 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Min average salary
$42,093 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Max average salary
$55,697 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Job growth

Projection: 11.9% more Technicians and Trades Workers (including Interior Decorators) employed in Australia in 2019 (compared to 2014)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as an Interior Decorator are:

  • NSW: 35.1%
  • VIC: 25%
  • QLD: 17.3%

Key skills required
  • Creativity
  • Good understanding of colour
  • Able to promote ideas
  • Aware of fashion and design trends
  • Able to interact with a variety of people


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