A person working as an Interior Designer in Germany typically earns around 10,800 EUR per month. Salaries range from 4,450 EUR (lowest) to 16,700 EUR (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Interior Designer salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Interior Designer salaries in Germany range between 4,450 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 16,700 EUR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 11,300 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Interior Designer are earning less than 11,300 EUR while the other half are earning more than 11,300 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Interior Designer are earning less than 7,070 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 7,070 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Interior Designer are earning less than 15,100 EUR while 25% are earning more than 15,100 EUR.
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Interior Designer salaries by experience level. An Interior Designer with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 5,120 EUR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 7,020 EUR per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 8,860 EUR per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Interior Designer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 10,700 EUR per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 12,500 EUR per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 15,500 EUR per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+37%|
|5 - 10 Years||+26%|
|10 - 15 Years||+21%|
|15 - 20 Years||+17%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Interior Designer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Highschool, the average salary of an Interior Designer is 5,120 EUR per month. While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 6,470 EUR per month, 26% more than someone with Highschool. A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 9,040 EUR per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 12,700 EUR per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree. Ph.d holders are compensated with wage equivelant to 15,800 EUR per month, 24% more than someone with Master's Degree.
|Certificate or Diploma||+26%|
|Average Salary 2016|
|Average Salary 2017||+4%|
|Average Salary 2018||+4%|
|Average Salary 2019||+4%|
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Architectural Designer||10,000 EUR||-8%|
|Architectural Drafter||8,040 EUR||-26%|
|Architectural Manager||12,100 EUR||+12%|
|Architectural Technician||10,300 EUR||-5%|
|Architecture Consultant||10,500 EUR||-3%|
|Architecture Estimating Manager||10,800 EUR||-0%|
|Architecture Specifications Writer||7,400 EUR||-32%|
|Assistant Architectural Manager||12,400 EUR||+14%|
|CAD Drafter||8,840 EUR||-18%|
|CAD Manager||10,500 EUR||-3%|
|Design and Decoration Assistant||8,970 EUR||-17%|
|Design Manager||11,400 EUR||+5%|
|Drafting Supervisor||9,050 EUR||-17%|
|Facilities and Project Manager||13,200 EUR||+22%|
|Facility Planner||11,000 EUR||+1%|
|Interior Design Assistant||8,020 EUR||-26%|
|Interior Designer||10,800 EUR||-0%|
|Kitchen Designer||9,260 EUR||-15%|
|Landscape Architect||10,400 EUR||-4%|
|Landscape Artist||9,880 EUR||-9%|
|Mapping Technician||8,340 EUR||-23%|
|Mechanical Drafter||8,790 EUR||-19%|