Interior Design Schools In Washington DC

There are 3 accredited interior design schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach interior design classes to choose from. The trends in Washington DC's interior design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in interior design includes interior design training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Corcoran College of Art and Design

    500 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006-4804

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Interior Design Employment

Washington DC 550
National 40,120

Of all of the interior design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Interior design professionals In Washington DC

470 470 660 720 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of interior design is growing. There were 80 more interior design professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of interior design has grown by 17% in Washington DC. This growth is slower than the change in the number of interior design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of interior design professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Interior Design VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$63,820 $60,250 $61,400 $67,550 $73,130
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of interior design professionals is growing, the salaries earned by interior design professionals are increasing. The mean salary for interior design professionals in 2006 was $63,820 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,130 per year.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$43,900
25th percentile
$50,030
50th percentile
$60,960
75th percentile
$83,930
90th percentile
$121,290

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 176% pay differential between the highest paid interior design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of interior design in Washington DC.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Art
$75,677
Design
$62,458
Graphic Design
$66,020
Interior Design
$73,130

In Washington DC, interior design professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Interior Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited interior design schools in Washington DC is increasing. In Washington DC, there were 26 graduates in 2006. And there were 52 graduates from interior design courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of interior design school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in interior design.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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