Interior Designer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$48,000
$35,000
$48,000
$66,000
The average Interior Designer makes about $48,506 per year. That's $23.32 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $35,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $66,000. Many of Interior Designers seem to be drawn to Professional and Technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Interior Designers tend to work at Retail, Hospitality, and Construction companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Alaska, Massachusetts and New York pay Interior Designers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$61,360
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Map of Interior Designer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Interior Designers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Interior Designer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Massachusetts and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Interior Designers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Minnesota, Wyoming, and Michigan.

Average Interior Designer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an Interior Designer, being employed by a company such as Tesla or Zendesk would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like SG Americas Securities Holdings and Korn Ferry also report highly competitive salaries for Interior Designers.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Interior Designer Pay By Industry

The salary for an Interior Designer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Interior Designers tend to be found in Retail, Hospitality, and Construction companies. In fact, Interior Designers can make a yearly salary of $54,978 while working for Retail companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$54,978
$55k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$52,926
$53k
Construction
Construction
$52,163
$52k
Technology
Technology
$51,073
$51k
Finance
Finance
$48,199
$48k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$46,840
$47k
Professional
Professional
$43,019
$43k

Interior Designer Salary History

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Interior Designer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Interior Designer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Interior Designer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
General Services Admin
General Services Admin
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$91,231
$91,231
06/29/2020
General Services Admin
General Services Admin
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$91,231
$91,231
06/29/2020
General Services Admin
General Services Admin
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$91,231
$91,231
06/29/2020
General Services Admin
General Services Admin
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$91,231
$91,231
06/29/2020
General Services Admin
General Services Admin
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$91,231
$91,231
06/29/2020
General Services Admin
General Services Admin
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
Supervisory Interior Designer
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$91,231
$91,231
06/29/2020
Interior Talent
Interior Talent
Residential Interior Designer | Remodeling Division
Residential Interior Designer | Remodeling Division
Residential Interior Designer | Remodeling Division
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$75,000
$75,000
06/29/2020
Interior Talent
Interior Talent
Interior Designer (Project Manager)
Interior Designer (Project Manager)
Interior Designer (Project Manager)
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$55,000
$55,000
06/28/2020
Interior Designer/Sales Person
Interior Designer/Sales Person
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$45,000
$45,000
06/24/2020
Interior Talent
Interior Talent
Interior Designer | Restaurant Design
Interior Designer | Restaurant Design
Interior Designer | Restaurant Design
04/07/2020
04/07/2020
$65,000
$65,000
04/07/2020