Interior designers

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Total Workforce

80.6k

Average Age

43.8

Average Salary

$54,874

Average Male Salary

$72,862

Average Female Salary

$51,056

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Interior designers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Specialized design services is the industry that employs the most Interior designers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Interior designers, by average wage, is Architectural, engineering & related services. Interior designers are paid most in Fulton County (Central)Atlanta City (North) PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$54,874

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,488

In 2018, Interior designers earned an average of $54,874, $986 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors make somewhat more than Interior designers while Media and communication workers, all other make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Interior designers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.374

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Interior designers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.374, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Interior designers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Interior designers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Interior designers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Interior designers, by number of employees, are Specialized design services, Architectural, engineering & related services, and Furniture & home furnishings stores.

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Industries by Share

80.6k

2018 Workforce

± 6,969

This graphic shows the share of Interior designers employed by various industries. Specialized design services employs the largest share of Interior designers at  52.9%, followed by Architectural, engineering & related services with 10.6% and Furniture & home furnishings stores with 9.8%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Interior designers in the US. The average age of male Interior designers in the workforce is 49.6 and of female Interior designers is 42.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Interior designers is White.

Gender Composition

14.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,917

66.5k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 6,330

82.5% of Interior designers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Interior designers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Interior designers

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

85.6% of Interior designers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.18% of Interior designers, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Interior designers.

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Age by Gender

49.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.8

42.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.34

The median age of Interior designers is 43.8, and Male employees are generally 7.03 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Interior designers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Interior designers is Visual & Performing Arts but a relatively high number of Interior designers hold a major in Visual & Performing Arts.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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