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Interior Designers in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as an Interior Designer?

7.8% Jobs Projection
$62,760 Median Salary
380 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in New York?

4,780 people worked as Interior Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,990 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 790 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in NY Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 380 annual job openings, and a total of 3,990 jobs for New York 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $36,160 to $101,950 with $62,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.38 to $49.01. The median hourly rate was $30.17.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.22 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.05.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Interior Designers Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,420 $62,600
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 130 $40,040
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 120 $67,620
Rochester, NY 90 $54,760
Syracuse, NY 30 $70,440

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 NY Employment Total
Graphic Designers 21,350
Fashion Designers 7,550
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 6,660
Floral Designers 2,020
Set and Exhibit Designers 2,000
Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,990

References

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