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Highest Paying Cities for Interior Designers

The top 100 highest paying cities for interior designers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of interior designers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $88,730, Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri is the highest paying city for interior designers. It is followed by Provo-Orem, Utah (average annual salary $80,900). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of interior designers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Interior Designers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$88,730
150
2 Provo-Orem, Utah
$80,900
40
3 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$74,750
70
4 San Rafael, USA
$73,760
80
5 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$72,360
310
6 Midland, Texas
$71,260
30
7 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$69,290
100
8 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$68,500
n/a
9 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$67,760
650
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$64,580
960
11 Peabody, Massachusetts
$64,570
n/a
12 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$64,450
3,020
13 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$64,170
300
14 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$64,040
1,220
15 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$63,660
3,580
16 Urban Honolulu, USA
$62,960
70
17 Salinas, California
$62,900
50
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$62,690
2,280
19 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$62,670
1,710
20 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$62,670
60
21 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$62,540
4,720
22 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$62,470
1,300
23 Tacoma, Washington
$61,020
100
24 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$60,850
1,160
25 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$60,830
1,060
26 Syracuse, New York
$60,550
50
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$60,310
3,450
28 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$59,820
200
29 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$59,240
350
30 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$59,180
30
31 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$58,970
60
32 Spokane, Washington
$58,910
40
33 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$58,890
460
34 Appleton, Wisconsin
$58,460
60
35 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$58,420
30
36 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$58,280
970
37 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$57,930
1,170
38 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$57,900
40
39 New Haven, Connecticut
$57,520
50
40 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$57,210
170
41 Worcester, Massachusetts
$57,130
80
42 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$56,820
320
43 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$56,790
30
44 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$56,580
2,050
45 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$56,510
80
46 Roanoke, Virginia
$56,460
50
47 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$56,240
40
48 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$55,760
1,590
49 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$55,760
560
50 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$55,560
930
51 St Louis, Missouri
$55,410
840
52 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$55,280
n/a
53 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$55,140
30
54 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$55,140
380
55 Columbia, Missouri
$55,120
40
56 Modesto, California
$54,780
70
57 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$54,540
1,800
58 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$54,510
290
59 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$54,390
660
60 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$54,230
2,230
61 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$54,190
740
62 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$54,150
980
63 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$54,050
2,430
64 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$53,990
90
65 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$53,950
50
66 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$53,570
430
67 Salisbury, Maryland
$53,440
40
68 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$53,320
490
69 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$53,270
320
70 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, USA
$53,260
70
71 Anchorage, Alaska
$53,010
40
72 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$52,610
930
73 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$52,590
790
74 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$52,580
140
75 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$52,470
60
76 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$52,320
520
77 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$52,300
1,830
78 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$51,980
70
79 Manchester, New Hampshire
$51,910
40
80 Savannah, Georgia
$51,860
120
81 Lawrence, Kansas
$51,670
n/a
82 Richmond, Virginia
$51,550
310
83 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$51,540
60
84 Knoxville, Tennessee
$51,540
90
85 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$51,500
70
86 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$51,450
30
87 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$51,360
1,630
88 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$51,220
450
89 Terre Haute, Indiana
$51,130
n/a
90 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$50,890
1,070
91 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$50,690
350
92 Honolulu, Hawaii
$50,600
80
93 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$50,580
410
94 Fargo, North Dakota
$50,440
70
95 Flint, Michigan
$50,440
40
96 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$50,100
90
97 Dayton, Ohio
$50,070
80
98 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$49,920
30
99 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$49,590
270
100 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$49,460
n/a
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