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Interior Designers in Colorado

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20.5% Jobs Projection
$47,580 Median Salary
250 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Interior Designers in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Interior Designers in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Interior Designers in Colorado earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Interior Designers Work in Colorado?

In Colorado, there were 1,930 people working as Interior Designers in the year 2018.

There were 1,790 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 550 Interior Designers working in it, which means Colorado has more Interior Designers than average.

Interior Designers in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 250 annual job openings, and 2,470 total jobs in 2026 for Interior Designers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,500 annual jobs and 69,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Interior Designers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $31,150 to $91,130 with $47,580 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.98 to $43.81. The median hourly rate was $22.88.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.27 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.61.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Interior Designers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Interior Designers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Interior Designers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,190 $47,470
Colorado Springs, CO 210 $40,320
Boulder, CO 180 $46,230
Fort Collins, CO 110 $46,260

Top States for Interior Designers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Interior Designers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 8,460 $60,360
New York 4,780 $62,760
Texas 4,230 $51,630
Florida 4,210 $46,750
Illinois 2,250 $49,690
Georgia 2,200 $48,730
Ohio 2,170 $51,050
Colorado 1,930 $47,580
Michigan 1,610 $46,320
Minnesota 1,550 $56,410
Pennsylvania 1,510 $54,680
New Jersey 1,440 $54,210
Washington 1,370 $59,680
Missouri 1,350 $52,160
North Carolina 1,320 $51,270
Tennessee 1,250 $45,910
Maryland 1,250 $58,290
Massachusetts 1,240 $62,840
Virginia 1,210 $50,380
Indiana 1,090 $42,290

Below are the states where Interior Designers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $73,010
Alaska $71,410
Rhode Island $70,010
Hawaii $66,370
Arkansas $62,970
Massachusetts $62,840
New York $62,760
California $60,360
Delaware $59,870
Washington $59,680

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Occupation CO Employment Total
Graphic Designers 4,730
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,870
Floral Designers 990
Commercial and Industrial Designers 670
Fashion Designers 120
Set and Exhibit Designers 70


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