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Interior Designers in South Carolina

Want to work in South Carolina as an Interior Designer? Read this first!

8.5% Jobs Projection
$42,780 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in South Carolina?

530 people worked as Interior Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 440 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in SC Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 640 total jobs in 2026 for Interior Designers in this state.

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

What do Interior Designers Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $23,700 to $78,530 with $42,780 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.4 to $37.76. The median hourly rate was $20.57.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.22.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Interior Designers Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 480 $58,620
Columbia, SC 130 $39,730
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 100 $47,960
Spartanburg, SC 90 $43,690
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 60 $41,130
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 60 $43,670
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 60 $38,500

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 SC Employment Total
Graphic Designers 2,050
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,770
Floral Designers 580
Commercial and Industrial Designers 400
Fashion Designers 50


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