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

3k salaries reported, updated at August 3, 2021
$56,801
per year

The average salary for a interior designer is $56,801 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for interior designers

Most recommended certification

LEED Certification

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 0.93% since 2018. Interior Designers with this certification earn +21.71% more than the average base salary, which is $56,801 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20101increase by 1
20111decrease by 0.00%
2012318increase by 31700.00%
20131815increase by 470.75%
20142562increase by 41.16%
20151508decrease by 41.14%
20161649increase by 9.35%
20171302decrease by 21.04%
20181284decrease by 1.38%
20191272decrease by 0.93%

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Most common benefits for Interior Designers

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Life insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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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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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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