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Interior Designers in Indiana

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7.3% Jobs Projection
$42,290 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Indiana?

There were approximately 1,090 workers employed as Interior Designers in this state in 2018.

There were 900 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in IN Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in IN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. IN

Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 1,030 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 Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $21,560 to $64,080 with $42,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.37 to $30.81. The median hourly rate was $20.33.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.74 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.59.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: IN vs. National Average

Top Indiana 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,030 $50,500
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 660 $52,610
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 630 $42,720
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 180 $40,870
Fort Wayne, IN 130 $41,930
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 90 $39,780
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 40 n/a
Evansville, IN-KY 30 $37,790

Top States for Interior Designers Employment

View the list below to see 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 IN Employment Total
Graphic Designers 3,740
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,460
Floral Designers 1,060
Commercial and Industrial Designers 660
Set and Exhibit Designers 80
Fashion Designers 70


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