Interior Designers Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of interior designers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare interior designers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Interior Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,030
25th Percentile Wage
$41,010
50th Percentile Wage
$52,280
75th Percentile Wage
$66,610
90th Percentile Wage
$93,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interior designers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) interior designers is $93,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid interior designers is $32,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of interior designers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,280
2.70% 15.23%
2016
$50,870
0.26% -
2015
$50,740
5.36% -
2014
$48,020
2.75% -
2013
$46,700
5.10% -
2012
$44,320
- -

Compare Interior Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of interior designers in ten industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for interior designers occupations is the building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $68,080. The lowest paying industry is the building finishing contractors industry (annual salary $50,230). For detailed interior designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Equipment Contractors
$68,080
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$61,220
Nonresidential Building Construction
$57,650
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$57,400
Construction of Buildings
$52,980
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$52,500
Land Subdivision
$52,500
Residential Building Construction
$52,430
Specialty Trade Contractors
$50,800
Building Finishing Contractors
$50,230

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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