Interior Design Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 2 interior design schools where interior design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in interior design in the city of Boston, which encompasses interior design training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Interior Design
  • Masters degree in Interior Design


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Interior Design Employment

Boston 630
Massachusetts 940

Exactly 630 of Massachusetts' 940 interior design professionals work in Boston. There has been a 49% decline in the number of interior design professionals in Boston between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Interior Design employment growth

1,940 1,810 1,790 1,250 940
1,230 1,380 1,340 920 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Interior Design VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$59,640 $61,910 $63,780 $58,920 $58,100
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of interior design professionals in Boston has shrunk, salaries for interior design professionals have also decreased. Boston interior design professionals made $58,100 per year, on average, in 2010. Interior design professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $59,640, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Boston

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Interior design professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $50,480 per year. The 10% of interior design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,800 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Boston

Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Interior Design

Boston interior design professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Interior Design schools in Boston


Many of Boston's interior design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited interior design schools in the city.

Interior Design Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in interior design offered by Boston's interior design schools.

Student Completed Interior Design Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 73 students graduated from interior design courses.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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