Event decorator - Salary and Career
Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

Event decorator - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They design and execute solutions for residential, commercial and industrial interior spaces aiming at aesthetics, well-being and comfort. They create and design shop windows, commercial, industrial and event environments that highlight and value the product, design visual programs with the objective of stimulating the consumption of products and informing the consumer.

How much does an Event decorator earn

A Event decorator earns between $1.139 and $3.507 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.669 and a median salary of $1.432 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.221 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Event decorator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.669 20.034 417 8
1º Quartile 1.139 13.671 285 5
Median Salary 1.432 17.187 358 7
3º Quartile 2.674 32.093 669 12
Higher Salary 3.507 42.081 877 16

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • decorators and showcases
        • interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

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Main workplaces

Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level) family professionals basically work in wholesale and retail trade, construction and services, and can also be found in other activities, such as industry. They set up shop windows and stands at fairs and events, create and develop thematic campaigns aimed at marketing products, take care of the movement of people and optimize the presentation of products internally to stores, conceive and execute interior design projects, taking into account the aesthetics, functionality and ergonomics. They develop their activities individually and in multidisciplinary teams, predominantly on their own, most of the time without supervision. They can work varied or irregular hours, depending on the needs of their clients. Eventually, in some occupations, some professionals may work in special conditions, such as high temperature or in uncomfortable positions for long periods.

What does it take to work in the field of Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

Currently, the exercise of family occupations does not require a specific level of education, as professionals with practical training, short courses, high school technical courses and university education coexist in the market. According to the trend towards professionalization in the area, it can be said that technical training at a high school or university level is desirable, depending on the occupation.

Functions and activities of Event decorator

Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level) must:

  • monitor the project;
  • run project;
  • interpret customer needs;
  • interpret the client's needs;
  • interpreting the client's needs;
  • interpreting customer needs;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • execute the project;
  • elaborate executive project;
  • design the project (interior design, showcases, various spaces and events);
  • research products and materials;
  • search products and materials;
  • attract the consumer;
  • execute project;
  • follow project;
  • track project;
  • monitor project;
  • design the project (design of interiors, showcases, various spaces and events);

  • Activities

    • search prices for products and services;
    • demonstrate time management skills;
    • define action program;
    • make project adjustments;
    • create the schedule;
    • demonstrate work on site;
    • elaborate distribution plan for internal spaces;
    • select vendors;
    • suggest possible changes to the project architectural;
    • replace the product in the already assembled showcase;
    • distribute volumes in space;
    • adapt materials;
    • specify the materials to be used;
    • hire specialized services;
    • schedule project maintenance;
    • interviewing customer;
    • evaluating the feasibility of the project;
    • create special pieces;
    • making a metric and photographic survey ;
    • perform visual programming of commercial spaces (merchandising);
    • select products;
    • create special parts;
    • disclose works in the media;
    • define layout layout;
    • create a favorable environment for consumption;
    • allocate hydraulic points;
    • build spaces that highlight the product;
    • set project budget limits;
    • adapt the project to its useful life of product and materials;
    • provide sensory attractions in the environment;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • recommend other professionals;
    • coordinate teams;
    • allocate telephony points;
    • planning the circulation;
    • collaborate in the development of products and materials;
    • allocate air conditioning points;
    • demonstrate capacity for objectivity;
    • adapt the project to the standards;
    • create thematic and aesthetic environments;
    • allocate lighting points;
    • set up spaces that highlight the product;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • supervise project execution;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • allocate points for it;
    • search trends;
    • elaborate preliminary studies;
    • evaluate the result of the project;
    • adjust existing elements to space;
    • identify customer expectations and needs;
    • providing suggestions;
    • participate in exhibitions, shows and fairs;
    • budget project;
    • demonstrate spatial vision ability;
    • customize architectural or physical space;
    • design visual programming for spaces commercials (merchandising);
    • allocate electrical points;
    • demonstrate aesthetic sense;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • advise the customer for product approval;
    • adapt the project to the conditions of the environment;
    • choose chromatic scale for the environment;
    • search market;
    • create furniture and products;
    • test products, materials and tools;
    • disclose work in the media;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • search product lines according to the customer's target;
    • preliminary study to the client ;
    • graphically represent solutions for the environment (manual drawing, autocad etc);
    • manage work or project;
    • demonstrate ability to work under pressure;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • identifying customer expectations and needs;
    • demonstrate ability to overcome adverse situations;
    • presenting in models and/ or mockups solutions for the environment;
    • monitor budget execution;
    • establish an employment contract;
    • presenting the client's portfolio;

    Sectors that hire Event decorator the most in the job market

    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services
    • houses for parties and events
    • food services for events and receptions - buffet
    • retailer of natural plants and flowers
    • retailer of other products
    • rental of furniture, utensils and appliances for domestic and personal use
    • variety stores
    • lighting goods retail trade
    • retailer of souvenirs, jewelry and crafts
    • wardrobe retail trade

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