Trending
Greater Good: Parson's Pro Bono Swimming Facilities for NYC
A rendering by graduate architecture students at the New School’s ...
At One With The Stars: Melissa McGill Installs Constellation Above New York’s Bannerman Castle
“I’ve always been inspired by pauses, fragments, and negative spaces,” ...
A New Twist: Paul Cocksedge Designs A Living Staircase in London
A protégé of Interior Design Hall of Fame member Ingo ...
10 Questions With... Joanna Frank
  Keep reading for a wake-up call, courtesy of New ...
Lucky 13: Healthcare & Wellness Products at NeoCon 2015
June’s NeoCon, at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, drew more ...

JOB ZONE

jobseekers:

employers:

 
Weekly Poll
What device do you use most often when searching for product online?

    Calendar Upcoming Events
    Aug 02
    Las Vegas, NV, United States

    Las Vegas Market Summer 2015

    Aug 02
    Las Vegas, NV, United States

    “Is Original Design Good Business?” (Be Original Americas™)

    Aug 05
    New York, NY, United States

    DIFFA's 4th Annual Picnic by Design

    Aug 30
    New York, NY, United States

    BITAC Global 2015

    Sep 16
    San Francisco, CA

    IIDA Leaders Breakfast San Francisco 2015


    Close Search by date

    or See All Upcoming Events

    industry_article_detail_left_zone

    Business of Design: Satisfaction Survey

    logoMcHale Quote

     

    KellyTH

    AverageDesigner

    The results of our first designer job survey are in and the trends are positive. We asked. The industry answered. Now Interior Design offers the real story and stats behind job satisfaction.

     

    We partnered with the International Interior Design Association and Interior Designers of Canada to create a comprehensive, large-scale industry survey. More than 2,300 professionals responded to questions ranging from happiness quotient (and what it comprises) to salary and benefits.


    The data reveals positive trends industry-wide-and anecdotal evidence backs up the stats. "Having been in 10 cities in the last 12 days, talking to designers, there is optimism," says Cheryl Durst, IIDA executive vice president and CEO. "If a designer is allowed to design, she is threequarters of the way to being satisfied. Firms are busy, so there is work. Not just for established designers, but also for those coming out of school." Canadians concur. "The trend is impressive," says IDC executive director Susan Wiggins of the recovery. "There are 184 cranes working the skyline in Toronto alone."

     

    In the following pages, you'll read about what impacts overall satisfaction in the industry. Whether you're a manager or an associate, you'll get new ideas about making personnel and colleagues happy, resulting in more productivity, more positivity, and more profit. According to the numbers, that's a win-win-win.

     

     




    HappyTHSatisfaction Survey: Happiness

     

    HappinessTeaser

     

     

     

     

     

     



    SalaryTHSatisfaction Survey: Salary


     HalingQuoteSM



     

     

     


     

     

     



    GuaranteedSatisfaction Survey: Satisfaction 

     

    SalaryTeaser

     

     

     

      

    industry_article_detail_central_zone