Interior Designers in Illinois
Is Illinois a good place for you to work as an Interior Designer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Interior Designers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Interior Designers in Illinois is growing slower than average.
Interior Designers in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Interior Designers Work in Illinois?
There were approximately 2,250 workers employed as Interior Designers in this state in 2018.
There were 2,380 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 550 Interior Designers working in it, which means Illinois has more Interior Designers than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 270 annual job openings, and 2,880 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 Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $26,640 to $79,750 with $49,690 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.81 to $38.34. The median hourly rate was $23.89.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.83 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $1.94.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois 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|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||900||$51,520|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||50||$43,010|
Top States for Interior Designers Employment
View the list below to see where most Interior Designers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Interior Designers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$73,010|
Related Careers in IL
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||IL Employment Total|
|Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers||5,020|
|Commercial and Industrial Designers||1,410|
|Set and Exhibit Designers||340|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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