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Interior Design Schools In New Jersey

Interior Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited interior design schools in New Jersey. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in interior design in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses interior design training at the following levels:


  1. Berkeley College in Woodland Park

    44 Rifle Camp Rd, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424

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  2. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  3. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  4. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Interior Design Employment

New Jersey 900
National 40,120

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

Employment Growth for Interior design professionals In New Jersey

1,550 1,680 1,300 960 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of interior design professionals is shrinking in New Jersey. In 2010 there were 650 less interior design professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. This represents a 42% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for interior design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of interior design professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Interior Design VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$59,170 $58,600 $54,240 $54,430 $54,270
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of interior design professionals is declining, the salaries earned by interior design professionals are decreasing. In 2006 interior design professionals made a mean salary of $59,170 per year, and in 2010 they made $54,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in New Jersey

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

This represents a 9% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In New Jersey state, within the field of interior design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid interior design professionals earn 214% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Interior Design

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

Educational Trends

Interior Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


As the number of interior design professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited interior design schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 92 interior design graduates from interior design courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 34 graduates.

This represents a 63% decrease in the number of interior design degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. 60% of these graduates received a associate's degree in interior design.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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