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Interior Designer salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a interior designer is $54,437 per year in the United States. 4.4k salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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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. The Structures Company, LLC
    10 reviews31 salaries reported
    $241,208per year
  2. $100,194per year
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Highest paying cities for Interior Designers in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $63,096 per year
    263 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $61,182 per year
    51 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $59,725 per year
    100 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $58,348 per year
    61 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $57,259 per year
    46 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $56,752 per year
    66 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $55,626 per year
    34 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $55,504 per year
    39 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $53,666 per year
    43 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 certification

LEED Certification

earn +21.71% more

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 $54,437 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%

Top companies hiring Interior Designers with the recommended certification

National Security Agency
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
HGA Architects & Engineers
ZGF Architects
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Top schools offering LEED Certification

Vector Solutions

Green Training USA

1 review
Top fields of study
Construction Management Degree
Top licenses
Architecture License
Top skills

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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?


38,348 job openings

Average $56,813 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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