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Furniture Designer Salary

$33,884 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$712

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 19, 2019

The average pay for a Furniture Designer is $33,884 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Furniture Designer is between $25,956 and $40,365. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Furniture Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Designs furniture for manufacture, according to knowledge of design trends, offerings of competition, production costs, capability of production facilities, and characteristics of company's market: confers with production, design, and sales personnel to obtain design suggestions and customer orders.
  • Evaluates orders and proposals to determine feasibility of producing item.
  • Sketches freehand design of article.
  • Obtains approval from customer, design committee, or authorized company officials, and originates scale or full size drawing, using drawing instruments.
  • Prepares itemized production requirements to produce item.
  • Traces drawing on material for use in production of blueprints, using drawing instruments.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of blueprints containing manufacturing specifications, such as dimensions, kind of wood, and upholstery fabrics to be used in manufacturing article.
  • Attends staff conference with plant personnel to explain and resolve production requirements.
  • May design and prepare detailed drawings of jigs, fixtures, forms, or tools required to be used in production.
  • May plan modifications for completed furniture to conform to changes in design trends and increase customer acceptance.
  • May design custom pieces or styles according to specific period or country.
  • May build or oversee construction of models or prototypes.
  • May design fixtures and equipment, such as counters and display cases, and be designated fixture designer.
Furniture Designer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Commercial and Industrial Designers

Job family population: 33,200

Estimated population of Furniture Designer jobs: 2,720

Rate of error: 3.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,281
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Furniture Designer Job Listings for United States

Furniture Designer
Sep 17
Omaha, NE, USA
Advance Services Inc
Our staffing solutions are designed to meet today's business needs: Planned and seasonal staffing Special projects Full-time staffing Professional placements Long-term staffing Over two decades ...
3D Artist/Designer: Foodservice Design
Nov 4
Greenwood Village, CO, USA
Kitchen Equipment Contractors, LLC
Foodservice equipment and furnishings designer and 3D artist. Ability to design and layout commercial kitchens, dining rooms, lounges, food courts, concession stands, food trucks and trailers, and ...
Interior Designer
Nov 15
Chicago, United States
Inhabitr - New Age Furniture Rental
About Inhabitr Inhabitr is a new age online furniture rental company. We provide the most affordable designer rental furniture and great customer experience. We cater to furniture needs for ...
Interior Designer
Nov 8
Vernon Hills, United States
Walter E. Smithe Furniture + Design
Smithe Furniture & Design is a family-owned furniture retailer, founded right here in Chicago back ... Title: Designer Position Type: Retail, Sales, Interior Design Location: Vernon Hills Showroom ...
Interior Designer - Commercial Furniture Dealership - Honolulu
Oct 21
Honolulu, United States
The Systemcenter, Inc.
The SYSTEMCENTER is looking for an experienced Interior Designer - Commercial Furniture Dealership. The Systemcenter is a full-service contract furniture dealership in Hawaii. We are focused on ...

The average pay for a Furniture Designer is $33,884 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Furniture Designer is between $25,956 and $40,365. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Furniture Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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