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Interior designer salary in United States

How much does an Interior Designer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $66,649
Low $40,685
High $109,182
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a interior designer is $66,649 per year in the United States. 5.8k salaries reported, updated at September 29, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Interior Designers in United States

  1. 3 Day Blinds
    221 reviews187 salaries reported
    $92,159per year
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Highest paying cities for Interior Designers near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $87,226 per year
    93 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $85,764 per year
    146 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $83,864 per year
    262 salaries reported
  1. Seattle, WA
    $77,100 per year
    83 salaries reported
  2. Sarasota, FL
    $73,112 per year
    69 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $70,816 per year
    85 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $69,581 per year
    95 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $64,581 per year
    119 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $63,526 per year
    79 salaries reported
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Where can an Interior Designer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Interior Designers

Most recommended skill

Revit(earn +22.09% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 33.33% since 2018. Interior Designers with this skill earn +22.09% more than the average base salary, which is $66,649 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20101increase by 1
20113increase by 200.00%
2012731increase by 24266.67%
20133464increase by 373.87%
20145702increase by 64.61%
20153924decrease by 31.18%
20164941increase by 25.92%
20173981decrease by 19.43%
20184981increase by 25.12%
20196641increase by 33.33%

Top companies hiring Interior Designers with the recommended skill

Booz Allen Hamilton
Sun Design Remodeling Specialists
E4H - Environments for Health, LLC
Rituals LLC
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Top fields of study
Construction Management Degree
Top licenses
Architecture License
Top certifications
LEED Certification

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Interior Designers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 344 ratings

51% of Interior Designers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


Job openings

Average $72,550 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Interior Designer

How much do similar professions to interior designer get paid?

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Do interior designers receive benefits?

Interior designers will generally receive the same benefits as other employees at their company. These benefits vary by employer but can include paid holidays, sick leave and health insurance.

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