Interior Designers

Interior designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials. They read blueprints and must be aware of building codes and inspection regulations, as well as universal accessibility standards.

$51,500

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Interior Designers

Currently employed

56,070

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

4%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

1,000 to 4,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Interior Designers

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Rhode Island $73,820

District of Columbia $67,670

New York $62,850

Hawaii $62,770

Massachusetts $62,030

Washington $59,470

California $59,290

Maryland $57,960

Alaska $56,970

Wyoming $56,800

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Maxxing your 401k as Interior Designers

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

36.9%

Per paycheck

$730.90

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,980.77
Pre Tax Retirement $730.90
Before Taxes $1,249.87
Taxes $374.96
Take Home $874.91

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