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Interior Design Schools In Missouri

There are 6 accredited interior design schools in Missouri for faculty who teach interior design classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the interior design academic community in Missouri, and the future trends in interior design training at the following levels:


  1. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Stevens Institute of Business & Arts

    1521 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Interior Design Employment

Missouri 810
National 40,120

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

Employment Growth for Interior design professionals In Missouri

1,320 1,350 1,310 1,010 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of interior design is shrinking. In Missouri, 510 less interior design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of interior design professionals has shrunk by 39%. 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 Missouri

$40,600 $45,100 $44,330 $47,650 $45,970
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to interior design professionals are growing in Missouri. The mean salary for interior design professionals in 2006 was $40,600 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,970 per year.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 195% 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 Missouri.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Missouri

Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Interior Design

In Missouri, interior design professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of interior design professionals is decreasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited interior design schools in Missouri state is decreasing. In Missouri, there were 126 graduates in 2006. And there were 65 graduates from interior design courses in 2010.

This represents a 48% decrease in the number of interior design degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. Most of these graduates, or 63%, earned an bachelor's degree in interior design.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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