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Interior Designers in District of Columbia

Is District of Columbia a good place for you to work as an Interior Designer?

4.2% Jobs Projection
$73,010 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Interior Designers in District of Columbia is growing slower than average.

  • Interior Designers in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Interior Designers Work in District of Columbia?

In District of Columbia, there were 580 people working as Interior Designers in the year 2018.

There were 670 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in DC Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in DC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. DC

District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Interior Designers job openings in District of Columbia, and 990 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Interior Designers Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $38,720 to $127,910 with $73,010 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.62 to $61.5. The median hourly rate was $35.1.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.53 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.57.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Interior Designers Earnings: DC vs. National Average

Top District of Columbia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,710 $58,110

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 DC Employment Total
Graphic Designers 1,690
Set and Exhibit Designers 220
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 140
Floral Designers 90

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