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27-1025 Interior Designers



Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Formulate design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design. Excludes "Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers" (27-1026).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 508$26.04/hr$14.53/hr$18.84/hr$25.44/hr$31.63/hr$35.83/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction80$28.11/hr
Manufacturing10N/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities240$24.97/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services810$31.73/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$24.10/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$25.29/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$25.19/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$22.61/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$24.89/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$28.57/hr-4.3%
Northwest Minnesota 30$25.29/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$25.29/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$24.90/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$25.29/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$25.44/hr-2.2%
Southeast Minnesota 50$24.90/hr-8.3%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$24.05/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 960$31.73/hr2.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,000$31.65/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,160$31.52/hr2.3%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Landscape Architects 440$40.25/hr2.6%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 2,230$40.28/hr6.5%
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary N/AN/AN/A


  • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and use of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.
  • Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.
  • Research and explore the use of new materials, technologies, and products to incorporate into designs.
  • Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, to ensure job success.
  • Confer with client to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, and purpose and function.
  • Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.
  • Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.
  • Design spaces to be environmentally friendly, using sustainable, recycled materials when feasible.
  • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and use of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.
  • Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, to ensure job success.