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Interior Designers in Rhode Island

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Interior Designers in Rhode Island

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

4.0% Jobs Projection
$70,010 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, there were 330 people working as Interior Designers in the year 2018.

There were 290 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in RI Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 260 jobs for Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $38,760 to $123,720 with $70,010 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.63 to $59.48. The median hourly rate was $33.66.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.49 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.83.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Interior Designers Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 350 $68,520

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 RI Employment Total
Graphic Designers 820
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 470
Commercial and Industrial Designers 390
Floral Designers 90


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