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Like most other careers in the Art Industry, Interior designers are usually highly creative people. Much of the planning an Interior designer utilizes computers and complex software so it is important to gain technical skills in addition to honing artistics skills while training.

Interior designers plan spaces inside buildings and private homes. They often work in an office setting and meet with clients regularly.

Interior Designer Facts and Stats:

Interior Design Job Duties:
Interior designers plan the design of interior spaces including office buildings, major city and government dwellings (like airports, hospitals and shopping malls), and private homes. Their primary concerns when designing a space is function, safety, and aesthetics. Interior designers use colors, furniture, lighting, and artwork when planning.

Interior designers are usually highly creative.

Interior Design Work Environment:
Interior designers often work in large or small corporations or design firms. They may also be self-employed. They often meet with clients and work on a contract basis.

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Interior Design Education and Training:
A Bachelor's Degree is recommended even for entry-level positions as an Interior designer. There are shorter programs; such as 2-year or 3-year degrees. Upon completion of a degree, it is common for interior designers to work as an apprentice. In many states, Interior designers must take a licensing exam.

Typical Interior Design Education

Bachelor's Degree:  78%
Associate's Degree


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Interior Design Salaries:
Median salaries for Interior designers range from $31,830 and $57,230 (as shown by the Occupational Employment Statistics survey program).

Average Interior Designer Salary (Annual in USD)


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