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Interior Design Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Interior Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 interior design schools in Pittsburgh. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the interior design academic community in Pittsburgh, and the future trends. Academia in interior design includes interior design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Interior Design Employment

Pittsburgh 170
Pennsylvania 1,390

Of the 1,390 interior design professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 170 work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of interior design professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 35%. As the employment for interior design professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Interior Design employment growth

1,470 1,450 1,670 1,710 1,390
260 240 240 220 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Interior Design VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$56,140 $67,330 $41,250 $41,790 $40,900
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for interior design professionals have decreased. Pittsburgh interior design professionals made $40,900 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, interior design professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $56,140 per year. The decline in the salary of interior design professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Pittsburgh

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90th percentile

Interior design professionals make a median salary of $36,410 per year in Pittsburgh. The difference in pay between the interior design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 132%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,150 per year.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Interior design professional salaries in Pittsburgh are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Interior Design schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's interior design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited interior design schools in the city.

Interior Design Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh's interior design schools offer 2 interior design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Interior Design Degrees In Pittsburgh


Approximately 92 students graduated from interior design courses in 2010.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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