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Online Interior Design Degrees and Training

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Campus and online degree programs in interior design could train you to design the interior of residential, commercial or industrial buildings. A career in interior design could offer creative satisfaction and potential financial rewards. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that interior designers earned mean annual wages of $52,100 in 2010. While specialized design services are a common career option, designers are also found at architectural firms, furniture stores, building material and supplies dealers, and construction companies.

Coursework in an interior design program may include standards like office, restaurant, retail and residential design, along with the technical aspects of drafting and planning. Interior design courses utilize computer-aided drafting software to create construction documents. Designers should also learn how to use graphics tablets, video editing software, and photo illustrating software in a career that combines design knowledge, customer service, construction and even psychology. After all, you'll need to find a way to learn what your clients want before they know they want it.

Healthy growth is projected for interior designers. The BLS expects employment opportunities to grow by 13 percent between 2012 and 2022, with about 7000 new jobs entering the field. Interesting specializations like ergonomic and green design are growing in popularity, which means that aspiring designers would be smart to keep an eye on current trends.

Career Outlook at a Glance

  • Number of interior designers in US as of 2012: 54,900
  • Expected growth during 2012-22: 13%
  • Self employed interior designer as of 2012: 25%
  • Degree options available: associate, bachelor, and master
  • Common job requirements: degree, apprenticeship, license
  • Median annual wage as of May 2014: $54,850
  • Top 10% earners as of May 2014: More than $89,700
  • Highest paying industries: Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services, Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
  • States with the highest employment: California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois
  • Top paying states: District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Utah, Connecticut, New York

Source:
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/interior-designers.htm
http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes271025.htm

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