Interior Designer

Interior Designers specialise in planning, designing, and detailing the production of an environment. The average salary of an Interior Designer is $69,495 per annum.

As an Interior Designer, you'll be responsible for supervising the construction of commercial, industrial and residential building interiors as well as focusing on enhancing living and working environments.

Average salary
$69,495 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Min average salary
$61,276 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Max average salary
$77,713 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Job growth

Projection: 20% more Interior Designers & Decorators employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to Nov 2015)

Employment by region

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

  • VIC: 40%
  • NSW: 24%
  • QLD: 20%

Key skills required
  • Creative and artistic flair
  • Problem solving and lateral thinking skills
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Aptitude for technical drawing and illustration


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