UK Interior Design Salary Survey 2016

 

 Job Title   Low / per annum Middle / per annum Upper / per annum
Graduate £18,000 £20,000 £21,000
Interior Designer 1-2 yrs exp £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
Interior Designer 3-4 yrs exp £26,000 £30,000 £32,000
Interior Designer 5-6 yrs exp £32,000 £35,000 £42,000
Interior Designer 6 + yrs exp £38,000 £42,000 £50,000
Lead Designer £45,000 £52,000 £65,000
Design Director £50,000 £65,000 £80,000
Technician £25,000 £32,000 £35,000
Technician (Senior) £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Head of Technical Design £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
FF&E (Intermediate) £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
FF&E (Senior) £35,000 £40,000 £60,000
Interior Architect (Intermediate) £28,000 £35,000 £38,000
Interior Architect (Senior) £38,000 £45,000 £55,000

On top of salaries there can also be offered; performance and group bonuses which normally equate to 10% of the annual basic salary on consultancy. Within the D&B commercial office interiors bonuses can be up to 35% or more of base salary.
Other benefits at senior level include pension (6-12%), medical, travel or car allowances, professional fees paid and in some cases stock or share options.