Interior Decorator

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.

Salary range
Average salary $48,895
salary range
$42,093
$48,895
$55,697
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
-5% by 2020
-5%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as an Interior Decorator are:
NSW
NSW 25.5%
VIC
VIC 28.5%
QLD
QLD 19.9%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for an Interior Decorator are:
  • Creativity
  • Good understanding of colour
  • Able to promote ideas
  • Aware of fashion and design trends
  • Able to interact with a variety of people
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

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