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Interior Designers in Kentucky

Considering a career as an Interior Designer in Kentucky?

3.9% Jobs Projection
$47,020 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Interior Designers in Kentucky is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Kentucky?

In 2018, there were 370 Interior Designers working in the state.

There were 430 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in KY Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 530 jobs for Kentucky Interior Designers in 2026.

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

What do Interior Designers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $26,410 to $93,070 with $47,020 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.7 to $44.75. The median hourly rate was $22.6.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.12 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.48.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 660 $52,610
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 180 $40,870
Lexington-Fayette, KY 130 $55,430
Evansville, IN-KY 30 $37,790

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 KY Employment Total
Graphic Designers 1,800
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,750
Floral Designers 550
Commercial and Industrial Designers 340


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