Interior Design Schools & Careers

Chastity Fabry

Salaries and Job Outlook for Interior Designers

Interior Designer Salary Data

According to the BLS, in 2014 the median annual wage for interior designers nationally was $48,400. Professionals in the 90th percentile can expect to earn just shy of $90,000. Like other industries, experience, geographical factors and the type of interior design being completed also influence annual salaries. Interior designers in the architecture and engineering industry have the highest median wage.

States/areas with the highest yearly mean wages for interior designers are as follows:

States/areas wage
Washington, D.C. $79,710
Massachusetts $67,550
Utah $64,880
Connecticut $64,090
New York $63,630

Use the map below to compare interior design salary estimates by state:

Interior Design Job
Growth, Prospects And Outlook

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