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Interior Designers in Wisconsin

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

9.4% Jobs Projection
$46,060 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Interior Designers Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 1,020 Interior Designers working in the state.

There were 1,260 Interior Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Interior Designers in WI Employment Trend

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

Interior Designers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Interior Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Interior Designers: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 1,400 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Interior Designers ranged from $27,390 to $71,350 with $46,060 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.17 to $34.3. The median hourly rate was $22.14.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.88 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.26.

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

Interior Designers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,030 $50,500
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,370 $57,400
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 330 $46,980
Madison, WI 240 $44,320
Green Bay, WI 90 $53,600
Appleton, WI 60 $54,510
Wausau, WI 40 $39,940

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 WI Employment Total
Graphic Designers 5,780
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,400
Floral Designers 960
Commercial and Industrial Designers 400
Fashion Designers 170
Set and Exhibit Designers 70


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