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Interior Designers in Massachusetts

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4.8% Jobs Projection
$62,840 Median Salary
190 Job Openings

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

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

  • Interior Designers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Interior Designers Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 1,240 Interior Designers working in the state.

There were 1,570 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 330 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in MA Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 190 annual job openings, and a total of 1,960 jobs for Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $33,320 to $94,700 with $62,840 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.02 to $45.53. The median hourly rate was $30.21.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.82 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.39.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,010 $64,630
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 350 $68,520
Springfield, MA-CT 30 $36,790
Worcester, MA-CT 30 n/a

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 MA Employment Total
Graphic Designers 5,680
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,530
Floral Designers 1,190
Commercial and Industrial Designers 990
Fashion Designers 460
Set and Exhibit Designers 160


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