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Interior Designers in Texas

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

15.5% Jobs Projection
$51,630 Median Salary
680 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 4,230 people working as Interior Designers in the year 2018.

There were 4,160 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in TX Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 680 annual Interior Designers job openings in Texas, and 6,850 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $32,240 to $81,480 with $51,630 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.5 to $39.17. The median hourly rate was $24.82.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.97 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.85.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,920 $50,080
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,070 $53,820
Austin-Round Rock, TX 410 $56,530
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 390 $47,700
Lubbock, TX 80 $41,310
El Paso, TX 40 $52,230
Midland, TX 40 $49,870
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 40 $43,690
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 30 n/a

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 TX Employment Total
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 16,730
Graphic Designers 13,480
Floral Designers 3,050
Commercial and Industrial Designers 2,220
Set and Exhibit Designers 340
Fashion Designers 200


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