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Estimated employment30
Mean wage$23.83
Entry wage$17.14
10th percentile wage$16.09
50th percentile wage$20.65
90th percentile wage$33.26
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1032.4%
Professional and Business Services
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1021.64
Professional and Business Services18.92
Interior Designers (27-1025)
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. Exclude "Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers" (27-1026).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$20.65 $25.17  -$4.52
2016$20.17+2.4%$24.58 +2.4%-$4.41
2015$19.78+2.0%$24.11 +2.0%-$4.32
2014$19.41+1.9%$23.66 +1.9%-$4.24
2013$19.04+1.9%$23.21 +1.9%-$4.16
2012$18.67+2.0%$22.76 +2.0%-$4.08
2011$18.38+1.6%$22.40 +1.6%-$4.02
2010$18.06+1.8%$22.01 +1.8%-$3.95
2009$17.86+1.1%$21.77 +1.1%-$3.91
2008$17.33+3.1%$21.13 +3.1%-$3.79
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$20.65 $21.56  -$0.90
2016$20.17+2.4%$20.87 +3.3%-$0.70
2015$19.78+2.0%$20.43 +2.1%-$0.65
2014$19.41+1.9%$20.00 +2.2%-$0.58
2013$19.04+1.9%$19.59 +2.1%-$0.55
2012$18.67+2.0%$19.26 +1.7%-$0.58
2011$18.38+1.6%$18.96 +1.6%-$0.57
2010$18.06+1.8%$18.64 +1.7%-$0.57
2009$17.86+1.1%$18.38 +1.4%-$0.52
2008$17.33+3.1%$17.91 +2.6%-$0.58
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Waterbury $22.29 
New Haven$20.6530
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$20.6530
Waterbury $22.29 
Wages in other areas
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