Interior Designers Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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.

Average Annual Salary of Interior Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,630
25th Percentile Wage
$28,560
50th Percentile Wage
$39,930
75th Percentile Wage
$56,710
90th Percentile Wage
$78,350

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,9302.13%0.70%
201539,080-9.47%-
201442,7801.64%-
201342,0805.77%-
201239,650--

Compare Interior Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

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
$53,390
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$51,300
Nonstore Retailers
$49,530
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$46,260
Used Merchandise Stores
$45,870
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$43,750
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$43,750
Furniture Stores
$43,720
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$42,410
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$42,170
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$41,630
Home Furnishings Stores
$37,540
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$35,150
General Merchandise Stores
$34,710
Department Stores
$34,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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