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Interior Designers in Pennsylvania

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

-2% Jobs Projection
$54,680 Median Salary
160 Job Openings

While jobs for Interior Designers in Pennsylvania are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Interior Designers in Pennsylvania is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Pennsylvania?

1,510 people worked as Interior Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,520 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in PA Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are declining at a rate of 2.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 160 annual job openings, and a total of 1,770 jobs for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $32,690 to $88,850 with $54,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.72 to $42.72. The median hourly rate was $26.29.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.96 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.33.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,020 $57,890
Pittsburgh, PA 350 $49,620
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 70 $46,190
Lancaster, PA 70 $51,180

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 PA Employment Total
Graphic Designers 8,710
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 4,950
Floral Designers 1,690
Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,070
Set and Exhibit Designers 200

References

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