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Interior Designers Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for interior designers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of interior designers among Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Interior Designers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,290
25th Percentile Wage
$33,060
50th Percentile Wage
$40,770
75th Percentile Wage
$55,520
90th Percentile Wage
$72,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for interior designers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,770
3.48% 1.32%
2016
$39,350
-0.58% -
2015
$39,580
-7.33% -
2014
$42,480
-5.01% -
2013
$44,610
9.82% -
2012
$40,230
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Interior Designers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of interior designers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of interior designers in state of Tennessee ranges from $33,940 to $51,540. The highest paying area for interior designers in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $51,540. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $48,190). The lowest paying area is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $33,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$51,540
Memphis
$48,190
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$40,520
Chattanooga
$35,860
Johnson City
$33,940




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