Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 3011$23.74/hr$15.32/hr$19.30/hr$21.51/hr$23.87/hr$28.47/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction110$26.08/hr
Manufacturing50$19.48/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities490$29.08/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services1,130$29.01/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Southwest Minnesota N/A$25.04/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A$23.46/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$26.55/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$23.63/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$22.97/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$19.46/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$27.62/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$21.51/hr11.1%
Northwest Balance of State 30$21.11/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$22.01/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$19.56/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 50$22.36/hr-1.9%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$25.31/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80$20.15/hr10.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,550$29.46/hr3.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,570$29.42/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,800$28.71/hr3.8%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Landscape Architects 470$37.26/hr8.6%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,660$43.97/hr6.8%
Art Directors 1,000$48.84/hr5.1%


  • 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.
  • Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, to ensure job success.
  • Design plans to be safe and to be compliant with the American Disabilities Act (ADA).