Interior Designers

Plan, design, and furnish the internal space of rooms or buildings. Design interior environments or create physical layouts that are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to the intended purposes. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.

Interior Designers

About this Career Path

Plan, design, and furnish the internal space of rooms or buildings. Design interior environments or create physical layouts that are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to the intended purposes. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.

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Environment

Many interior designers work for the specialized design services industry or for the architectural, engineering, and related services industry. In 2014, about 1 in 4 were self-employed.

Salary Breakdown

Interior Designers

$61,400

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$33,020

ENTRY LEVEL

$57,060

MID LEVEL

$97,920

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Interior Designers

109

Current Available Jobs

86,900

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Interior Designers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Interior Designers

K

KNOWLEDGE

Design

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KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

K

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

K

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

S

SKILL

Speaking

S

SKILL

Service Orientation

A

ABILITY

Originality

A

ABILITY

Fluency of Ideas

A

ABILITY

Near Vision

A

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Oral Expression