Interior Design Schools In Michigan

Interior Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 21 accredited interior design schools in Michigan. The trends in Michigan'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:


Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Interior Design Employment

Michigan 840
National 40,120

Approximately 2% of the country's interior design professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Interior design professionals In Michigan

1,830 1,670 1,380 1,050 840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, interior design is a shrinking field. In Michigan, 990 less interior design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of interior design has shrunk by 54% in Michigan. This decline is faster 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 Michigan

$55,870 $63,270 $60,400 $58,700 $56,270
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Michigan, as the number of interior design professionals is declining, the salaries earned by interior design professionals are increasing. Interior design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,870 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,270 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Michigan

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Thus, there was a 1% 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 296% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Michigan state.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Michigan

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Interior design professionals in Michigan earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited interior design schools in Michigan is decreasing. In 2006, 357 students graduated from interior design courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 285 students graduated.

Thus there was a 20% percent decrease in the number of interior design school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. 45% of these graduates received a associate's degree in interior design.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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