Interior Design Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 13 accredited schools where interior design classes 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 state of Florida, which encompasses interior design training at the following levels:

  • Interior Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Interior Design
  • Bachelors degree in Interior Design
  • Masters degree in Interior Design


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

    1799 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316-3000

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  2. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  3. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. International Academy of Design and Technology-Tampa

    5104 Eisenhower Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33634

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  6. AI Miami International University of Art and Design

    1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33132-1418

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  7. Ringling College of Art and Design

    2700 North Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, Florida 34234-5895

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  8. Seminole State College of Florida

    100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford, Florida 32773-6199

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  9. Winter Park Tech

    901 Webster Ave, Winter Park, Florida 32789

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  10. Southwest Florida College

    1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, Florida 33907-1108

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  11. D G Erwin Technical Center

    2010 E Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, Florida 33610-8255

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  12. American InterContinental University in Weston

    2250 North Commerce Pkwy, Weston, Florida 33326

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  13. International Academy of Design and Technology in Orlando

    6039 South Rio Grande Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32809

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Interior Design Employment

Florida 2,990
National 40,120

Of all of the interior design professionals that work in the US, approximately 7% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Interior design professionals In Florida

5,020 4,350 4,260 3,270 2,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, interior design is a shrinking field. 2,030 less interior design professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of interior design has shrunk by 40% in Florida. This decline is faster than the national trend for interior design professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of interior design professionals working around the nation.

Interior Design VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$46,660 $46,080 $47,560 $49,220 $48,770
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of interior design professionals is declining, the salaries paid to interior design professionals are increasing in Florida. The mean salary for interior design professionals in 2006 was $46,660 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,770 per year.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$22,300
25th percentile
$33,220
50th percentile
$43,520
75th percentile
$60,960
90th percentile
$84,090

Thus, there was a 4% growth in interior design professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of interior design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid interior design professionals earning 277% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Florida state.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Florida

Art
$50,608
Design
$49,632
Fashion Design
$62,290
Graphic Design
$42,700
Interior Design
$48,770

In Florida, interior design professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Interior Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
3
bachelor
11
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited interior design schools in Florida is increasing. In Florida, there were 434 graduates in 2006. And there were 439 graduates from interior design courses in 2010.

This represents a 1% increase in the number of interior design degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. A majority of these graduates, or 55%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in interior design.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Florida

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