INTERIOR DESIGNER

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Plan, design, and furnish the internal space of rooms or buildings. Design interior environments or create physical layouts that are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to the intended purposes. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Decorating Consultant, Designer, Interior Design Consultant, Interior Design Coordinator, Interior Designer

JOB TASKS

  • Design plans to be safe and to be compliant with the American Disabilities Act (ADA).

  • Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, to ensure job success.

  • Inspect construction work on site to ensure its adherence to the design plans.

  • Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.

  • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and use of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $29.01/hr. – $60,330.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Decline (-1% or Lower)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 6,200

REQUIRED EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree

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