"Interior designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials. They read blueprints and must be aware of building codes and inspection regulations, as well as universal accessibility standards.
Employment of interior designers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. ... Employment of interior designers in specialized design services firms is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024." -- US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Annual mean wage:
Washington DC $86,410
Rhode Island $71,060
New York $66,300
California $64,410View more Day in the Life videos »