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Interior Designers Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of interior designers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare interior designers salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Interior Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,050
25th Percentile Wage
$40,800
50th Percentile Wage
$54,110
75th Percentile Wage
$73,480
90th Percentile Wage
$97,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interior designers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $97,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid interior designers is $30,050.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,110
4.99% 8.13%
2016
$51,410
0.25% -
2015
$51,280
2.93% -
2014
$49,780
-1.41% -
2013
$50,480
1.53% -
2012
$49,710
- -

Compare Interior Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of interior designers in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $80,630. The lowest paying industry is the photographic services industry (annual salary $36,360). For detailed interior designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$80,630
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$66,600
Engineering Services
$60,680
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$59,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,110
Specialized Design Services
$50,510
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$37,940
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,360
Photographic Services
$36,360

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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