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Interior Designers in Michigan

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5.4% Jobs Projection
$46,320 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Michigan?

1,610 people worked as Interior Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,740 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in MI Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 200 annual Interior Designers job openings in Michigan, and 2,140 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Interior Designers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $27,080 to $79,980 with $46,320 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.02 to $38.45. The median hourly rate was $22.27.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.82 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.45.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 640 $45,960
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 370 $51,630
Ann Arbor, MI 100 $45,810
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 90 $39,780

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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MI Employment Total
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 5,820
Graphic Designers 5,680
Commercial and Industrial Designers 5,060
Floral Designers 1,210
Fashion Designers 210
Set and Exhibit Designers 190

References

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