Interior Designers (27-1025)

Occupation description:  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).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 2528 12.00 11
United States 58,90061,100 3.8220 1,4001,620

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 27.0312.6217.67 23.9532.8543.86
Alaska 22.779.7616.20 22.2928.3732.21
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.239.7615.87 20.5527.8631.15

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
192 10.521.1 21.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation12
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation6
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 36
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 5.1

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None