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Interior Designers in Iowa

Want to work in Iowa as an Interior Designer? Read this first!

6.3% Jobs Projection
$42,690 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Iowa?

310 people worked as Interior Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 360 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in IA Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in IA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 510 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $26,130 to $64,500 with $42,690 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.56 to $31.01. The median hourly rate was $20.52.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.53 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.99.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: IA vs. National Average

Top Iowa 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 170 $50,740
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 100 $39,300
Iowa City, IA 60 $51,310
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 50 $43,010
Cedar Rapids, IA 30 $35,570

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 IA Employment Total
Graphic Designers 2,270
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,040
Floral Designers 660
Commercial and Industrial Designers 650
Set and Exhibit Designers 40

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