The salary statistics of interior designers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare interior designers salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interior designers in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $78,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid interior designers is $20,630.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of interior designers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of interior designers in 15 industries in the retail trade 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 office supplies, stationery, and gift stores industry with an annual salary $53,390. The lowest paying industry is the department stores industry (annual salary $34,310). For detailed interior designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores|| |
|Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses|| |
|Nonstore Retailers|| |
|Miscellaneous Store Retailers|| |
|Used Merchandise Stores|| |
|Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores|| |
|Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores|| |
|Furniture Stores|| |
|Building Material and Supplies Dealers|| |
|Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers|| |
|Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores|| |
|Home Furnishings Stores|| |
|Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers|| |
|General Merchandise Stores|| |
|Department Stores|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .